Bob Weber
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Biographical details
Born(1934-04-21)April 21, 1934
DiedNovember 1, 2008(2008-11-01) (aged 74)
Tucson, Arizona
Playing career
1951–1954Colorado State
Position(s)Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958–1963Trinidad State JC
1964–1966Colorado State (assistant)
1967–1968Arizona (OC)
1969–1972Arizona
1973–1976Kansas State (OC)
1977–1979Louisville (OC)
1980–1984Louisville
1985SMU (LB)
1988Ottawa Rough Riders
Head coaching record
Overall36–61 (college)

Robert Weber (April 21, 1934 – November 1, 2008) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Arizona from 1969 to 1972 and at the University of Louisville from 1980 to 1984, compiling a career college football record of 36–61.

Weber grew up on a farm near Fort Collins, Colorado and played center at Colorado State University from 1951 to 1954, earning all-Skyline Conference honors his final two years. After college, he played in the Canadian Football League with the Edmonton Eskimos for a year before a water skiing injury ended his playing career. Weber began his coaching career at Trinidad State Junior College before becoming an assistant coach at Colorado State University.[1]

Following his time at the University of Louisville, Weber served as an assistant coach at Southern Methodist University and Vanderbilt University before retiring in the mid-1990s.[1] Weber died of pancreatic cancer on November 1, 2008.[2]

Head coaching record

College

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arizona Wildcats (Western Athletic Conference) (1969–1972)
1969 Arizona 3–7 3–3 5th
1970 Arizona 4–6 2–4 5th
1971 Arizona 5–6 3–3 3rd
1972 Arizona 4–7 4–3 4th
Louisville: 16–26 12–13
Louisville Cardinals (NCAA Division I-A independent) (1980–1984)
1980 Louisville 5–6
1981 Louisville 5–6
1982 Louisville 5–6
1983 Louisville 3–8
1984 Louisville 2–9
Louisville: 20–35
Total: 36–61

References

  1. ^ a b "Cancer claims former CSU football star". Fort Collins Coloradoan. November 5, 2008.
  2. ^ "Former UA coach Weber dies of cancer". The Arizona Star. November 3, 2008.