Wilbur Luft

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Wilbur Luft
Biographical details
Bornc. 1908
Died(1991-12-20)December 20, 1991 (aged 83)
Playing career
1930–1932Washington State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1933–1935Sunnyside HS (WA)
1936–1947Renton HS (WA)
1948–1949Central Washington
Head coaching record
Overall8–9–1 (college)

Wilbur "Shorty" Luft (c. 1908 – December 20, 1991) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Central Washington University from 1948 to 1949, compiling a record of 8–9–1.[1] Luft was a quarterback at Washington State University in the early 1930s and was named the starter for the 1931 Rose Bowl.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Central Washington Wildcats (Evergreen Conference) (1948–1949)
1948 Central Washington 5–3–1 2–3–1 T–4th
1949 Central Washington 3–6 2–4 T–5th
Central Washington: 8–9–1 4–7–1
Total: 8–9–1


  1. ^ "Obituary". Seattle Times. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "1931 Rose Bowl" (PDF). Rose Bowl. Retrieved December 30, 2018.