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Alexander Von Wood (born March 14, 1955) is a college football coach, who currently the quarterbacks coach at University of Delaware. He was the head coach at Florida A&M University between 2015 and 2017. He was the head coach for James Madison University between 1995 and 1998.[1] He compiled a 23–22 overall record. He won two national championships as an assistant coach at the University of Miami in 1989 and 1991.

Alex Wood
Current position
TitleQuarterbacks coach
TeamDelaware
ConferenceCAA
Biographical details
Born (1955-03-14) March 14, 1955 (age 64)
Massillon, Ohio
Playing career
1975–1977Iowa
Position(s)Running back, special teams
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1978Iowa (GA)
1979–1980Kent State (WR)
1981Southern Illinois (DB)
1982–1984Southern (DC)
1985–1986Wyoming (WR/TE)
1987–1988Washington State (TE)
1989–1992Miami (FL) (RB)
1993–1994Wake Forest (OC/QB)
1995–1998James Madison
1999–2002Minnesota Vikings (QB)
2003Cincinnati Bengals (WR)
2004Arizona Cardinals (OC)
2006–2007Arkansas (QB)
2010Miami (OH) (WR)
2011–2014Buffalo (OC/WR-QB)
2014Buffalo (interim HC)
2015–2017Florida A&M
2018–presentDelaware (QB)
Head coaching record
Overall32–47

Wood played for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1975 to 1977 as a running back and special teams player. He graduated from Iowa in 1979 with a degree in secondary education and social studies. He also began his coaching career as a student assistant at his alma mater in 1978. He has over 30 years in coaching experience at both the college and National Football League (NFL) ranks.[2]

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Personal lifeEdit

Wood, from Massillon, Ohio, played football and wrestled at Massillon Washington High School. He and his wife, Rosa, have three children – Jerrel, Alex and Natalie.

Coaching treeEdit

Assistant coaches under Alex Wood who became NCAA head coaches:

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
James Madison Dukes (Yankee Conference) (1995–1996)
1995 James Madison 8–4 6–2 T–2nd (Mid-Atlantic)
1996 James Madison 7–4 5–3 T–5th (Mid-Atlantic)
James Madison Dukes (Atlantic 10 Conference) (1997–1998)
1997 James Madison 5–6 3–5 10th (Mid-Atlantic)
1998 James Madison 3–8 2–6 T–10th (Mid-Atlantic)
James Madison: 23–22 16–16
Buffalo Bulls[n 1] (Mid-American Conference) (2014)
2014 Buffalo 2–2 2–2 3rd (East)
Buffalo: 2–2 2–2
Florida A&M Rattlers (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (2015–2017)
2015 Florida A&M 1–10 1–7 T–8th
2016 Florida A&M 4–7 4–4 T–5th
2017 Florida A&M 3–8 2–6 T–8th
Florida A&M: 8–25 7–17
Total: 33–49

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Wood served as interim head coach after Jeff Quinn was fired during the season.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rivals.com Alex Wood - James Madison football
  2. ^ Miami University RedHawk Football Archived February 25, 2012, at the Wayback Machine Alex Wood

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