Moe Ankney

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Moe Ankney
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1942-06-23) June 23, 1942 (age 75)
Xenia, Ohio
Playing career
1962–1963 Bowling Green
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1971–1975 Ball State (DB)
1976–1979 Tulane (DC/DB)
1980–1985 Arizona (AHC/DC/AB)
1986–1990 Bowling Green
1991–1994 Purdue (DC)
1998–2004 Missouri (DC)
2005 Minnesota (AHC)
Head coaching record
Overall 20–31–3

Howard "Moe" Ankney (born June 23, 1942) is a former American football player and coach. [1] He served as the head football coach at the Bowling Green State University from 1986 to 1990, compiling a record of 20–31–3. Ankney played college football as a quarterback at Bowling Green, from which he graduated in 1964. There he played on the 1962 Mid-American Conference championship team coached by Doyt Perry. After coaching high school football in Ohio from 1964 to 1970, Ankney moved to the college ranks. In addition to his head coaching stint at his alma mater, he served as a defensive assistant at Ball State University, Tulane University, the University of Arizona, Purdue University, the University of Missouri, and the University of Minnesota.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Bowling Green Falcons (Mid-American Conference) (1986–1990)
1986 Bowling Green 5–6 5–3 T–2nd
1987 Bowling Green 5–6 5–3 T–2nd
1988 Bowling Green 2–8–1 1–6–1 8th
1989 Bowling Green 5–6 5–3 5th
1990 Bowling Green 3–5–2 2–4–2 6th
Bowling Green: 20–31–3 18–19–3
Total: 20–31–3


  1. ^ "Arizona Wildcats football coaches". Retrieved 2017-12-18.