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Scrappy Moore (American football)

Scrappy Moore
Biographical details
Born(1902-09-25)September 25, 1902
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
DiedMay 31, 1971(1971-05-31) (aged 68)
Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.
Playing career
1923–1925Georgia
Position(s)Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1927–1930Chattanooga (assistant)
1931–1967Chattanooga
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1931–1970Chattanooga
Head coaching record
Overall170–148–14
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3 Dixie Conference (1931, 1940–1941)
1 SIAA (1931)
Awards
AFCA College Division Coach of the Year (1967)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1980 (profile)

Andrew Cecil "Scrappy" Moore Jr. (September 25, 1902 – May 31, 1971) was an American football player, coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the University of Chattanooga, now the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, from 1931 to 1967, compiling a record of 170–148–14. He had the longest tenure and the most successful record of any coach at Chattanooga. Moore played football as a quarterback at the University of Georgia. Moore's nickname "Scrappy" is currently used as the name of the mascot of UTC. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1980.

Moore died on May 31, 1971, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.[1]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Chattanooga Moccasins (Dixie Conference / Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1931–1932)
1931 Chattanooga 9–2 4–0 / 8–0 1st / 1st
1932 Chattanooga 3–6 2–3 / 1–4 T–6th / T–24th
Chattanooga Moccasins (Dixie Conference) (1933–1941)
1933 Chattanooga 2–3–2 0–2–2 8th
1934 Chattanooga 3–3–2 3–0–1 2nd
1935 Chattanooga 4–3–1 3–1–1 2nd
1936 Chattanooga 5–2–1 3–1–1 T–2nd
1937 Chattanooga 4–3–2 2–3 5th
1938 Chattanooga 4–5 3–2 5th
1939 Chattanooga 5–2–1 2–1–1 T–4th
1940 Chattanooga 7–1–1 3–0–1 T–1st
1941 Chattanooga 7–1–1 4–0–1 1st
Chattanooga Moccasins (NCAA College Division independent) (1942–1967)
1942 Chattanooga 7–4
1943 No team—World War II
1944 No team—World War II
1945 Chattanooga 5–3
1946 Chattanooga 5–5
1947 Chattanooga 4–6
1948 Chattanooga 4–5
1949 Chattanooga 5–4
1950 Chattanooga 1–9
1951 Chattanooga 6–5
1952 Chattanooga 7–3
1953 Chattanooga 3–7
1954 Chattanooga 6–4
1955 Chattanooga 5–4–1
1956 Chattanooga 5–4
1957 Chattanooga 4–5–1
1958 Chattanooga 5–5
1959 Chattanooga 3–7
1960 Chattanooga 5–5
1961 Chattanooga 4–6
1962 Chattanooga 5–5
1963 Chattanooga 4–6
1964 Chattanooga 7–3
1965 Chattanooga 5–4–1
1966 Chattanooga 5–5
1967 Chattanooga 7–3
Chattanooga: 171–148–14 33–13–8
Total: 171–148–14
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References

  1. ^ "Coach Scrappy Moore Dies in Chattanooga". Clarion-Ledger. Jackson, Mississippi. Associated Press. June 1, 1971. p. 11. Retrieved December 26, 2018 – via Newspapers.com Open access icon.
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