Ray G. Dauber

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Ray G. Dauber
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Dauber pictured in Jambalaya 1935, Tulane yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, track, cross country
Biographical details
Born c. 1902
Died February 7, 1965 (aged 62)[1]
Iowa City, Iowa
Playing career
1923–1925 Iowa
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1929–1930 Mississippi State (assistant)
1930 Western Reserve
1931–1932 Mississippi State
?–1935 Tulane (freshman)
1936–1937 Tulane (ends)
1927–1933 Mississippi State
1933–1938 Tulane
1925–1927 Western Reserve
Cross country
1926–1927 Western Reserve
Head coaching record
Overall 6–11 (football)
64–114 (basketball)
5–6 (track)

Raymond George Dauber (c. 1902 – February 7, 1965) was an American football player, track and field athlete, and coach of multiple sports. He served as the head football coach at Western Reserve University—now a part of Case Western Reserve University—for one game in 1930 and at Mississippi State University from 1931 to 1932, compiling a career college football record of 6–11 record. Dauber was also the head basketball coach at Mississippi State from 1927 to 1933 and at Tulane University from 1933 to 1938, tallying a career college basketball mark of 64–114. In addition, he coached track and cross country at Western Reserve in the mid-1920s.

Coaching career[edit]

Dauber served as an assistant football coach at Mississippi State from 1929 to 1930. In 1929, he and head coach John W. Hancock formed one of the youngest coaching staffs in the country.[2] In 1934, he was serving as the freshman team coach at Tulane University.[3] He was promoted to ends coach in 1936.[4] Dauber also coached the Tulane basketball team.[5] He resigned from Tulane in March 1938.[6]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Western Reserve Red Cats (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1930)
1930 Western Reserve 1–0[n 1] 1–0[n 1] [n 1]
Western Reserve: 1–0 1–0
Mississippi State Aggies/Maroons (Southern Conference) (1931–1932)
1931 Mississippi State 2–6 0–5 23rd
1932 Mississippi State 3–5 0–4 T–21st
Mississippi State: 5–11 0–9
Total: 6–11


  1. ^ a b c Gordon Locke coached the first three games of the season and Jack C. Davis coached the next four. Dauber coached only the season finale, a 13–6 victory over Case on November 27.[7]


  1. ^ "Raymond Dauber, 62 - Dies at Iowa City", Cedar Rapids Gazette, Monday, February 08, 1965, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States Of America
  2. ^ Mississippi Farmers Combine Youth and Tricks for 1929 Season, St. Petersburg Times, September 28, 1929.
  3. ^ Vandy and Vols Also Make Drive For Title, The Miami News, January 11, 1934.
  4. ^ Dawson Brings Seidel and Bevan, Herald-Journal, January 30, 1936.
  5. ^ Panthers Repeat Easy Win Over Tulane Quint, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, January 2, 1936.
  6. ^ Little Monk To Coach At Tulane Next Year, The Miami News, March 6, 1938.
  7. ^ "WRU Football 1930/31 Season Record". University Archives. Case Western Reserve University. Retrieved September 29, 2011. 

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