April 14, 1937|
Lancaster, South Carolina
|Died||January 4, 2013
Wadesboro, North Carolina
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Georgia Tech (DL/RC)
Richmond HS (NC)
|Head coaching record|
77–7 (high school)
College Football Data Warehouse
Edward Harrell Emory, Sr. (April 14, 1937 – January 4, 2013) was an American football player and coach. He became East Carolina University's fourteenth head football coach in 1980. In 1983, he guided the Pirate faithful to a 8-3 record and a #20 ranking in the Associated Press final national poll. His three losses came at the hands of Florida State, Florida, and Miami (Florida). The football team lost by a combined score of 13 points. Before coaching, Emory went to school at East Carolina College and was a three year varsity letter winner and was third-team All-American in his senior year. He was inducted into the ECU Hall of Fame in 2003.
Emory later returned to coaching at the high school level and served as head coach of the perennial North Carolina powerhouse, Richmond Senior High School Raiders in Rockingham, North Carolina from 2001 to 2006 compiling at 77-7 record in that six-year span.
He died at his home in Wadesboro, North Carolina in 2013.
Head coaching record
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