List of Northwestern Eagles head football coaches

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The Northwestern Eagles football program is a college football team that represents University of Northwestern – St. Paul in the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference, a part of the NCAA Division III. The team has had 6 head coaches since its first recorded football game in 1973.[1] The current coach is Matt Moore, who first took the position for the 2017 season. |last=DeLassus |first=David |title=Northwestern (MN) Eagles |publisher=College Football Data Warehouse |url=https://web.archive.org/web/20131109053351/http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/incomplete_data/year_by_year_current.php?teamid=2335 |accessdate=November 8, 2013}}</ref>

Key[edit]

Key to symbols in coaches list
General Overall Conference Postseason[A 1]
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
dagger Elected to the College Football Hall of Fame O% Overall winning percentage[A 4]


Coaches[edit]

Statistics correct as of the end of the 2016 college football season.

No. Name Term GC OW OL OT O% CW CL CT C% PW PL CCs NCs Awards
1 Duane Christopherson 1973 7 1 6 0 .143
2 Mel Boehland 1974–1988 134 77 56 1 .578
3 Chub Reynolds 1989–1990 18 10 8 0 .556
4 Jimmy Miller 1991–2000 96 46 50 0 .479
5 Kirk Talley 2001–2016 164 112 52 0 .683 96 21 0 .811 1 6
6 Matt Moore 2017–present 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

table reference[5]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 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.[2]
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.[3]
  4. ^ When computing the win–loss percentage, a tie counts as half a win and half a loss.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shafer, Ian. "Northwestern College - MN (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Archived from the original on November 9, 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Whiteside, Kelly (August 25, 2006). "Overtime system still excites coaches". USA Today. McLean, Virginia. Archived from the original on November 24, 2009. Retrieved September 25, 2009. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ "Football - archives & records". Northwestern Eagles. Retrieved November 8, 2013.