Fred Faurot
Faurot from the 1936 Echo
Biographical details
Born(1909-03-18)March 18, 1909
Mountain Grove, Missouri
DiedDecember 12, 2000(2000-12-12) (aged 91)
Columbia, Missouri
Playing career
1930, 1932Missouri
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1934Chillicothe HS (MO)
1935–1937Kirksville State
1938–1941Parsons
1946Central Methodist
1948–1955Murray State
Head coaching record
Overall78–52–10 (college)
Bowls0–0–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 MIAA (1935–1936)
3 OVC (1948, 1950–1951)

Frederick Winslow "Fritz" Faurot Jr. (March 18, 1909 – December 12, 2000) was an American football player and coach. He then served as the head football coach at Northeast Missouri State Teachers College—commonly known at the time as Kirksville State Teachers College and now known as Truman State University—from 1935 to 1937, Parsons College from 1938 to 1941, Central Methodist College in 1946, and Murray State University from 1948 to 1955, compiling a career college football coach record of 78–52–10. Faurot played college football at the University of Missouri, lettering in 1930 and 1932. He served as a lieutenant commander in the United States Navy, as an instructor in the physical training program, during World War II.[1] He was the brother of College Football Hall of Fame coach, Don Faurot.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Kirksville State Bulldogs (Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1935–1937)
1935 Kirksville State 7–1 5–0 1st
1936 Kirksville State 7–0 5–0 1st
1937 Kirksville State 1–4–2 1–2–2
Kirksville State: 15–5–2 11–2–2
Parsons Wildcats (Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1938–1941)
1938 Parsons 2–4–2 2–3–1 8th
1939 Parsons 5–3–1 3–2–1 T–5th
1940 Parsons 4–4–1 3–3–1 T–6th
1941 Parsons 5–4 4–3
Parsons: 16–15–4 12–11–3
Central Methodist Eagles (Missouri College Athletic Union) (1946)
1946 Central Methodist 4–3–1 2–1–1 2nd
Central Methodist: 4–3–1 2–1–1
Murray State Thoroughbreds (Ohio Valley Conference) (1948–1955)
1948 Murray State 9–1–1 3–1 T–1st T Tangerine
1949 Murray State 1–7–1 1–6 7th
1950 Murray State 7–2–1 5–0–1 1st
1951 Murray State 8–1 5–1 1st
1952 Murray State 4–4 3–2 3rd
1953 Murray State 3–6 1–4 5th
1954 Murray State 5–4 3–2 T–2nd
1955 Murray State 6–4 2–3 4th
Murray State: 43–29–3 23–19–1
Total: 78–52–10
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References

  1. ^ "Faurot to Coach Murray State". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Spokane, Washington. Associated Press. March 12, 1948. Retrieved April 27, 2016.