Tom Amstutz

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Tom Amstutz
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1955-08-30) August 30, 1955 (age 59)
Playing career
1974–1976 Toledo
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1977–1986
1987–1989
1990–2000
2001–2008
Toledo (position)
Navy (position)
Toledo (position/def. coor.)
Toledo
Head coaching record
Overall 58-41
Bowls 2–2 (.500)
Statistics

Tom Amstutz (born August 30, 1955) was the head football coach at the University of Toledo. He is one of Toledo's most popular figures, known as 'Toledo Tom.' Amstutz was Toledo's head football coach from 2001 to 2008, and posted a 58-41 record, including a 39-24 record in conference play. He also served as a longtime assistant coach at Toledo from 1977 to 1986 and from 1990 to 2000.

From 1987 to 1989, Amstutz served as an assistant coach at Navy.

Amstutz also played college football at Toledo.

2008 was Amstutz's last season as UT's head football coach. In his final season, Toledo became the first ever Mid-American Conference team to defeat the Michigan Wolverines.

Amstutz served as the radio analyst for Rocket football broadcasts for the 2010 season, over the Rocket Sports Radio Network.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
University of Toledo (Mid-American Conference) (2001–2008)
2001 Toledo 10–2 5–2 T-1st (West) W Motor City
2002 Toledo 9–5 7–1 T-1st (West) L Motor City
2003 Toledo 8–4 6–2 T-2nd (West)
2004 Toledo 9–4 7–1 T-1st (West) L Motor City
2005 Toledo 9–3 6–2 T-1st (West) W GMAC Bowl
2006 Toledo 5–7 3–5 5th (West)
2007 Toledo 5–7 3–5 5th (West)
2008 Toledo 3-9 2-6 5th (West)
Toledo: 58–41 39–24
Total: 58-41
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.

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