Sam Boyd (American football)
August 12, 1914|
|Died||June 8, 2001
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Sam Bradford Boyd (August 12, 1914 – June 8, 2001) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach of the Baylor University from 1956 to 1958, compiling a record of 15–15–1. His 1956 squad finished a 9–2 season with a win over Tennessee in the Sugar Bowl. Boyd played college football at Baylor from 1936 to 1938 and with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL) in 1939 and 1940. Boyd served in the United States Navy for three years during World War II. In 1962, he was inducted into Baylor's Athletic Hall of Fame. Boyd died on June 8, 2001 at his home in Granbury, Texas.
Head coaching record
|Baylor Bears (Southwest Conference) (1956–1958)|
|#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.
- "Sam Boyd bio". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
- "Sam Boyd; Former Steelers receiver, college football coach". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. June 12, 2001. Retrieved October 4, 2011.
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