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 Darrell “Dr. Victory” Mudra

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Darrell “Dr. Victory” Mudra Famous memorial

Birth
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
Death
21 Sep 2022 (aged 93)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
Burial
Cremated. Specifically: Ashes given to family.
Memorial ID
243735407 View Source

College Football Coach, College Football Hall of Famer. He was initially hired as an assistant basketball coach in 1952 by the University of Omaha in Nebraska. From 1953 until 1987 he was either an assistant football coach or head coach at the following schools: Ashland HS (NE) 1953, Tekamah HS (NE) 1954-1956, Huron, backs 1957, Colorado State, backs 1958, Adams State 1959-1962, North Dakota State 1963-1965, Arizona 1967-1968, Western Illinois 1968-1973, Florida State 1974-1975, Eastern Illinois 1978-1982 and Northern Iowa 1983-1987. In his career as a head coach he posted a record of 200-81-4. His teams played in 4 bowls, of which they won 3, they were champions of the NCAA College Division (1965), NCAA Division II (1978), RMAC (1960-1962), NCC (1964, 1965), IIAC (1969), AMCU (1980-1982, 1984) and Gateway Collegiate (1985, 1987). He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000. As a head coach he had one of the most unorthodox coaching styles in college football, he did all his coaching from the press box. He also coached basketball at Omaha (1952-1953) as an assistant and Huron (1957-1958) as head coach. He also coached the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League for one season, 1966.

College Football Coach, College Football Hall of Famer. He was initially hired as an assistant basketball coach in 1952 by the University of Omaha in Nebraska. From 1953 until 1987 he was either an assistant football coach or head coach at the following schools: Ashland HS (NE) 1953, Tekamah HS (NE) 1954-1956, Huron, backs 1957, Colorado State, backs 1958, Adams State 1959-1962, North Dakota State 1963-1965, Arizona 1967-1968, Western Illinois 1968-1973, Florida State 1974-1975, Eastern Illinois 1978-1982 and Northern Iowa 1983-1987. In his career as a head coach he posted a record of 200-81-4. His teams played in 4 bowls, of which they won 3, they were champions of the NCAA College Division (1965), NCAA Division II (1978), RMAC (1960-1962), NCC (1964, 1965), IIAC (1969), AMCU (1980-1982, 1984) and Gateway Collegiate (1985, 1987). He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000. As a head coach he had one of the most unorthodox coaching styles in college football, he did all his coaching from the press box. He also coached basketball at Omaha (1952-1953) as an assistant and Huron (1957-1958) as head coach. He also coached the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League for one season, 1966.

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  • Originally Created by: Alan
  • Added: 21 Sep 2022
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 243735407
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/243735407/darrell-mudra: accessed ), memorial page for Darrell “Dr. Victory” Mudra (14 Jan 1929–21 Sep 2022), Find a Grave Memorial ID 243735407, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Cremated, who reports a Ashes given to family..