Tom Reed (American football)

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Tom Reed
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1945-01-07) January 7, 1945 (age 73)
Playing career
1964–1966 Miami (OH)
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1967–1968 Miami (OH) (GA)
1969–1972 Akron (DL)
1973 Arizona (DB)
1974–1977 Michigan (DL)
1978–1982 Miami (OH)
1983–1985 NC State
1987–1991 Michigan (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 43–43–2

Tom Reed (born January 7, 1945) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Miami University from 1978 to 1982 and at North Carolina State University from 1983 to 1985, compiling a career college football record of 43–43–2.

Coaching career[edit]


Reed served as the head coach at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio from 1978 to 1982. His best seasons came in 1978 and 1981, when he led the Redskins to 8–2–1 records. Reed's squads orchestrated several big upset wins including a victory over North Carolina during the 1978 season and a victory over Kentucky in Lexington in 1979. Reed had four winning seasons in five years and tallied a career record of 34–19–2 at Miami. After the 1981 season, Reed accepted the head coaching position at NC State and was replaced by Tim Rose.

NC State[edit]

Reed served as the head coach at North Carolina State University from 1983 to 1985. He never had a winning season in three years and compiled a record of 9–24 with the Wolfpack.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Miami Redskins (Mid-American Conference) (1978–1982)
1978 Miami 8–2–1 5–2 3rd
1979 Miami 6–5 3–4 7th
1980 Miami 5–6 4–3 T–3rd
1981 Miami 8–2–1 6–1–1 2nd
1982 Miami 7–4 5–3 3rd
Miami: 32–19–2 23–13–1
NC State Wolfpack (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1983–1985)
1983 NC State 3–8 1–6 T–7th
1984 NC State 3–8 1–6 T–7th
1985 NC State 3–8 2–5 T–6th
NC State: 9–24 4–17
Total: 43–43–2

Coaching tree[edit]

Assistant coaches under Tom Reed who became NCAA head coaches: