Karl Esleeck

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Karl Esleeck
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1903-08-18)August 18, 1903
Portsmouth, Virginia
Died December 15, 1952(1952-12-15) (aged 49)
Portsmouth, Virginia
Alma mater VPI
Playing career
1924–1926 VPI
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1948–1950 Richmond
Head coaching record
Overall 10–18–2

Karl Augustus "Dick" Esleeck[1] (August 18, 1903 – December 15, 1952) was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Richmond from 1948 until 1950, compiling a record of 10–18–2. Esleeck attended and played college football at Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute.[2][1] He died after a long illness in 1952.[3][4] In 1977, Esleeck was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Richmond Spiders (Southern Conference) (1948–1950)
1948 Richmond 5–3–2 3–3–1 T–8th
1949 Richmond 3–7 2–6 15th
1950 Richmond 2–8 1–8 16th
Richmond: 10–18–2 6–17–1
Total: 10–18–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Bugle 1927" (PDF). Virginia Tech Bugle. 1927. p. 170. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ Bailey, J.W. (1949). Football at the University of Richmond, 1878-1948. The Author. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Former Coach Dies", Council Bluffs Nonpareil, December 12, 1952, Council Bluffs, Iowa
  4. ^ "Karl Augusta "Dick" Esleeck (1903 - 1952) - Find A Grave Memorial". findagrave.com. Retrieved December 2, 2014. 

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