List of Emporia State Hornets head football coaches
The Emporia State Hornets football program is a college football team that represents Emporia State University in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association, a part of NCAA Division II. The team has had 24 head coaches since its first recorded football game in 1893. The current coach is Garin Higgins who first took the position for the 2007 season.
|No.||Order of coaches[A 2]||GC||Games coached||CW||Conference wins||PW||Postseason wins|
|DC||Division championships||OW||Overall wins||CL||Conference losses||PL||Postseason losses|
|CC||Conference championships||OL||Overall losses||CT||Conference ties||PT||Postseason ties|
|NC||National championships||OT||Overall ties[A 3]||C%||Conference winning percentage|
|Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame||O%||Overall winning percentage[A 4]|
Statistics correct as of the end of the 2016 college football season.
|4, 6||Paul Samson||1904–1906
|9, 12||Homer Woodson Hargiss||1914–1917
|10||H. D. McChesney||1918||4||2||2||0||.500||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
- Although the first Rose Bowl Game was played in 1902, it has been continuously played since the 1916 game, and is recognized as the oldest bowl game by the NCAA. "—" indicates any season prior to 1916 when postseason games were not played.
- A running total of the number of head coaches, with coaches who served separate tenures being counted only once. Interim head coaches are represented with "Int" and are not counted in the running total. "—" indicates the team played but either without a coach or no coach is on record. "X" indicates an interim year without play.
- Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.
- When computing the win–loss percentage, a tie counts as half a win and half a loss.
- "2012 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Emporia State University. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
- Shafer, Ian. "Emporia State University (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2011). Bowl/All-Star Game Records (PDF). Indianapolis, Indiana: NCAA. pp. 5–10. Archived from the original on August 22, 2011. Retrieved August 21, 2011.
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- Finder, Chuck (September 6, 1987). "Big plays help Paterno to 200th". The New York Times. New York City. Archived from the original on October 22, 2009. Retrieved October 22, 2009.