Jim Wright (American football coach)
December 12, 1935 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1961–1966||Texas Tech (assistant)|
|1967–1969||Mississippi State (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Jim Wright (born December 12, 1935) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Wichita State University from 1974 to 1978, compiling a record of 17–37–1. Wright was born on December 12, 1935 in Edinburg, Texas. He played college football as a quarterback at Texas A&M University from 1954 to 1956. Prior to becoming head coach at Wichita State, Wright worked as an assistant football coach at Texas Tech University from 1961 to 1966, at Mississippi State University from 1967 to 1969, and at the University of Tennessee from 1970 to 1973.
Head coaching record
|Wichita State Shockers (Missouri Valley Conference) (1974–1978)|
- "Jim Wright," 1973 Tennessee Volunteers Football Guide, p. 26.
- "2010 Texas Tech Red Raiders Football Media Guide" (PDF). Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University. p. 68. Retrieved July 6, 2011.
- "Wright to Coach at Wichita State," Toledo Blade, January 4, 1974.
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