Edwin Struck
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Struck pictured in The Index 1952, Illinois State yearbook
Biographical details
Born(1905-03-27)March 27, 1905
Illinois
DiedSeptember 24, 1981(1981-09-24) (aged 76)
Pinellas County, Florida
Alma materDePauw University
Indiana University[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1945–1964Illinois State
Head coaching record
Overall86–78–14
Tournaments0–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 IIAC (1945, 1950)

Edwin G. Struck (March 27, 1905 – September 24, 1981) was an American football coach. He was the 13th head football coach at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois, serving for 20 seasons, from 1945 to 1964, and compiling a record of 86–78–14.[2]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Illinois State Redbirds (Illinois / Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1945–1964)
1945 Illinois State 4–3 3–1 1st
1946 Illinois State 6–3 2–2 3rd
1947 Illinois State 4–3–2 1–1–2 T–3rd
1948 Illinois State 7–2 3–1 2nd
1949 Illinois State 6–2–1 1–2–1 T–3rd
1950 Illinois State 7–1–2 5–0–1 1st L Corn
1951 Illinois State 3–5–1 1–4–1 6th
1952 Illinois State 1–6–2 1–4–1 6th
1953 Illinois State 5–4 3–3 4th
1954 Illinois State 5–3–1 3–2–1 4th
1955 Illinois State 3–4–2 2–3–1 T–4th
1956 Illinois State 4–4–1 3–3 T–3rd
1957 Illinois State 5–3 3–3 T–4th
1958 Illinois State 3–6 2–4 T–5th
1959 Illinois State 3–5–1 0–5–1 7th
1960 Illinois State 2–6–1 1–4–1 5th
1961 Illinois State 5–4 4–2 T–2nd
1962 Illinois State 5–4 1–3 4th
1963 Illinois State 3–6 0–4 5th
1964 Illinois State 5–4 2–2 3rd
Illinois State: 86–78–14 41–53–10
Total: 86–78–14
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References

  1. ^ "The Index". Illinois State Normal University, Normal IL. 1950.
  2. ^ Illinois State Coaching Records Archived November 26, 2005, at the Wayback Machine