Howdy Myers

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Howdy Myers
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Sport(s) Football, basketball, lacrosse
Biographical details
Born (1910-08-23)August 23, 1910
Died February 12, 1980(1980-02-12) (aged 69)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1946–1949 Johns Hopkins
1950–1974 Hofstra
1979 Johns Hopkins
Basketball
1946–1949 Johns Hopkins
Lacrosse
1947–1949 Johns Hopkins
1950–1975 Hofstra
1976–1978 Hampden–Sydney
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1951–1975 Hofstra
Head coaching record
Overall 167–112–5 (football)
22–35 (basketball)
261–159–4 (lacrosse)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 Mason–Dixon (1948)

Howard "Howdy" Myers, Jr. (August 23, 1910 – February 12, 1980) was an American football, basketball and lacrosse coach and college athletics administrator. He served as head football coach for Johns Hopkins University from 1946 to 1949 and again in 1979 and at Hofstra University from 1950 to 1974, compiling a career college football record of 167–112–5. Myers was also the head lacrosse coach at Johns Hopkins from 1946 to 1949, at Hofstra from 1950 to 1975, and at Hampden–Sydney College from 1976 to 1978, amassing a career college lacrosse record of 261–159–4. In addition, he was the head basketball coach at Johns Hopkins from 1946 to 1949, tallying a mark of 22–35. Myers coached lacrosse at St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, Maryland where he coached that team to four straight undefeated season, with a record of 61 wins and no losses. In 1971, Myers was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

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Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (Mason–Dixon Conference) (1946–1949)
1946 Johns Hopkins 5–3 2–0 2nd
1947 Johns Hopkins 5–2–1 2–1–1 3rd
1948 Johns Hopkins 7–1 3–0 1st
1949 Johns Hopkins 4–4 2–1 T–2nd
Hofstra Flying Dutchmen (NCAA College Division independent) (1950–1959)
1950 Hofstra 2–6
1951 Hofstra 6–2–1
1952 Hofstra 8–1
1953 Hofstra 6–3
1954 Hofstra 7–2
1955 Hofstra 3–6
1956 Hofstra 7–3
1957 Hofstra 9–1
1958 Hofstra 6–4
1959 Hofstra 9–0
Hofstra Flying Dutchmen (Middle Atlantic Conference) (1960–1969)
1960 Hofstra 7–1–1 2–0 NA (College North)
1961 Hofstra 7–2 2–0 NA (College North)
1962 Hofstra 8–2 1–0 NA (College North)
1963 Hofstra 3–6 0–0 NA (College North)
1964 Hofstra 6–3–1 0–3–1 T–6th (University)
1965 Hofstra 8–2 4–1 2nd (University)
1966 Hofstra 2–8 1–3 6th (University)
1967 Hofstra 8–2 3–1 2nd (University)
1968 Hofstra 5–5 1–3 6th (University)
1969 Hofstra 0–10 0–5 7th (University)
Hofstra Flying Dutchmen (NCAA College Division independent) (1970–1971)
1970 Hofstra 5–5
1971 Hofstra 5–6
Hofstra Flying Dutchmen (Metropolitan Intercollegiate Conference) (1972–1975)
1972 Hofstra 5–6
1973 Hofstra 8–3
1974 Hofstra 1–9–1
Hofstra: 141–98–4
Johns Hopkins Blue Jays (Middle Atlantic Conference) (1979)
1979 Johns Hopkins 5–4 4–4 (Southern) T–6th
Johns Hopkins: 26–14–1 13–6–1
Total: 167–112–5
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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