Bob Evans (coach)

Melbourne Covell "Bob" Evans (November 16, 1889 – August 29, 1964) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1916 and 1917 and at Stanford University in 1919, compiling a career college football record of 11–10–1. Evans was also the head basketball coach at Colorado (1917–1918) and Stanford (1918–1920), tallying a career college basketball mark of 30–8, and the head baseball coach at Colorado (1918) and Stanford (1919–1920), amassing a career college baseball record of 18–17. He was later a football official and worked a number of Rose Bowls.[1] He died in 1964 in California.

Bob Evans
Biographical details
Born(1889-11-16)November 16, 1889
Oxford, Nebraska
DiedAugust 29, 1964(1964-08-29) (aged 74)
San Mateo County, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1916–1917Colorado
1919Stanford
Basketball
1917–1918Colorado
1918–1920Stanford
Baseball
1918Colorado
1919–1920Stanford
Head coaching record
Overall11–10–1 (football)
30–8 (basketball)
18–17 (baseball)

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado Silver and Gold (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1916–1917)
1916 Colorado 1–5–1 1–5 7th
1917 Colorado 6–2 4–2 3rd
Colorado: 7–7–1 5–7
Stanford (Pacific Coast Conference) (1919)
1919 Stanford 4–3 1–1 T–3rd
Stanford: 4–3 1–1
Total: 11–10–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nebraska Words Indoors; Three Feet of Snow Cover Field --Squad Leaves Thursday" (PDF). The New York Times. United Press. December 17, 1940. Retrieved November 22, 2010.