Terry Allen (American football coach)

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Terry Allen
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1957-06-27) June 27, 1957 (age 58)
Playing career
1975–1978 Northern Iowa
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1979
1980–1988
1989–1996
1997–2001
2002–2005
2006–2014
Northern Iowa (GA)
Northern Iowa (assistant)
Northern Iowa
Kansas
Iowa State (Assoc. HC/TE/ST)
Missouri State
Head coaching record
Overall 133–125
Tournaments 6–7 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
Statistics
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
7 Gateway (1990–1996)

Terry Allen (born June 27, 1957) is a former American football player and coach. He last coached at Missouri State. He was the head coach at the University of Kansas from 1997 to 2001, where he compiled a 20–33 record.[1] He also served as the head coach of the University of Northern Iowa, where his 75–26 record [2] made him the winningest coach in Gateway Conference history. His teams won or shared the Gateway title from 1990 through 1996, during which time he was named the Gateway Coach of the Year five of those seasons.[1] Allen coached future NFL players Kurt Warner, Bryce Paup, James Jones, Kenny Shedd, Dedric Ward, and Brian Mitchell while at the University of Northern Iowa.[1] Allen retired from coaching following the last game of the 2014 football season, stating he was "done being a head coach."[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northern Iowa Panthers (Gateway Football Conference) (1989–1996)
1989 Northern Iowa 8–3 4–2 T–2nd
1990 Northern Iowa 8–4 5–1 T–1st L NCAA Division I-AA First Round
1991 Northern Iowa 11–2 5–1 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal
1992 Northern Iowa 12–2 5–1 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal
1993 Northern Iowa 8–4 5–1 1st L NCAA Division I-AA First Round
1994 Northern Iowa 8–4 6–0 1st L NCAA Division I-AA First Round
1995 Northern Iowa 8–5 5–1 T–1st L NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal
1996 Northern Iowa 12–2 5–0 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal
Northern Iowa: 75–26 40–7
Kansas Jayhawks (Big 12 Conference) (1997–2001)
1997 Kansas 5–6 3–5 T–4th (North)
1998 Kansas 4–7 1–7 T–5th (North)
1999 Kansas 5–7 3–5 4th (North)
2000 Kansas 4–7 2–6 T–5th (North)
2001 Kansas 3–8 1–7 6th (North)
Kansas: 21–35 10–30
Missouri State Bears (Gateway Football/Missouri Valley Football Conference) (2006–2014)
2006 Missouri State 2–9 1–6 T–7th
2007 Missouri State 6–5 2–4 T–5th
2008 Missouri State 4–7 3–5 T–6th
2009 Missouri State 6–5 4–4 T–5th
2010 Missouri State 5–6 4–4 T–3rd
2011 Missouri State 2–9 2–6 T–7th
2012 Missouri State 3–8 3–5 8th
2013 Missouri State 5–7 5–3 T–2nd
2014 Missouri State 4–8 1–7 9th
Missouri State: 37–64 25–44
Total: 133–125
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.missouristatebears.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=13800&ATCLID=741610
  2. ^ http://www.easterniowanews.com/?p=7939
  3. ^ Scranton, Lyndal; Herzog, Stephen; Booher, Kary (November 23, 2014). "MSU's Terry Allen: "I'm done being a head coach"". Springfield News-Leader. Archived from the original on November 24, 2014. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 

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