George Small (American football)

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George Small
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1956-11-18) November 18, 1956 (age 60)
Shreveport, Louisiana
Playing career
1975–1978 North Carolina A&T
1980 New York Giants
1981–1983 Calgary Stampeders
Position(s) Defensive tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988–1989 Langston (DC)
1990–1991 Savannah State (DC)
1992 Tulsa (DL)
1993 Florida A&M (DC)
1994 Grambling State (DC)
1995–2000 Kentucky State
2001 Youngtown State (DL)
2002 Hampton (assistant)
2003–2005 North Carolina A&T
2008–2013 Florida A&M (assoc. HC / DL)
Head coaching record
Overall 49–53
Tournaments 0–1 (NCAA D-I-AA/FCS playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
1 MEAC (2003)

George Michael Small (born November 18, 1956) is an American former gridiron football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Kentucky State University from 1995 to 2000 and at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University from 2003 to 2005, compiling a career college football record of 49–53. Small played professionally with the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) in 1980 and the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League (CFL) from 1981 to 1983.

Coaching career[edit]

Small was the 25th head football coach at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky and he held that position for six seasons, from 1995 until 2000. His career coaching record at Kentucky State was 33–34. Small went on to serve as head football coach at his alma mater from 2003 to 2005. He led the Aggies to the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs in 2003. His record at NC A&T was 16–19.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs TSN# Coaches°
Kentucky State Thorobreds (NCAA Division II independent) (1995–2000)
1995 Kentucky State 7–4
Kentucky State Thorobreds (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1996–2000)
1996 Kentucky State 5–6
1997 Kentucky State 7–5
1998 Kentucky State 5–6
1999 Kentucky State 5–6
2000 Kentucky State 4–7
Kentucky State: 33–34 25–2
North Carolina A&T Aggies (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (2003–2005)
2003 North Carolina A&T 10–3 6–1 1st L NCAA Division I-AA First Round 16 16
2004 North Carolina A&T 3–8 1–6 T–7th
2005 North Carolina A&T 3–8 2–5 6th
North Carolina A&T: 16–19 9–12
Total: 49–53
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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