Howard Joseph Hancock (December 20, 1894 – February 12, 1978)[2] was an American football and baseball caoch. He was the 12th head football coach at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, serving for 14 seasons, from 1931 until 1944, and compiling a record of 57–45–19.[3]

Howard Hancock
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Hancock pictured in The Index 1932, Illinois State yearbook
Biographical details
Born(1894-12-20)December 20, 1894
Shullsburg, Wisconsin
DiedFebruary 12, 1978(1978-02-12) (aged 83)
Colfax, Illinois
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin
Indiana University[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1921Oshkosh State Normal
1923–1928Oshkosh State Normal/Teachers
1930Oshkosh State Teachers
1931–1944Illinois State
Baseball
1933–1946Illinois State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1931–1963Illinois State
Head coaching record
Overall90–64–26 (football)
120–112–2 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
3 IIAC (1937, 1940–1941)

Including his records from other schools, Hancock leads college football with the highest tie percentage in varsity play.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ Illinois State Coaching Records Archived November 26, 2005, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "NCAA Coaching Records" (PDF). NCAA. 2008. pp. 189, 192.
  5. ^ "All-Time Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved June 20, 2010.

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