Mike Cooley (American football)

Mike Cooley (American football)

Mike Cooley
Cooley pictured in Epitome 1965, Lehigh yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born c. 1927
Died June 13, 1988 (aged 60)
Atlanta, Georgia
Playing career
1944–1947 Georgia
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1950–1961
1962–1964
Lehigh (line)
Lehigh
Head coaching record
Overall 5–21–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Michael T. "Mike" Cooley (c. 1927 – June 13, 1988) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Lehigh University from 1962 to 1964, compiling a record of 5–21–1. Cooley played college football at the University of Georgia from 1944 to 1947 under Wally Butts. He graduated from Georgia in 1948. Cooley died at the age of 60 on June 15, 1988 at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.[1]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Lehigh Engineers (Middle Atlantic Conference) (1962–1964)
1962 Lehigh 3–6 2–2 3rd (University)
1963 Lehigh 1–8 1–3 5th (University)
1964 Lehigh 1–7–1 0–3–1 T–6th (University)
Lehigh: 5–21–1 3–8–1
Total: 5–21–1

References

  1. ^ "Michael Cooley, 60, Coached Lehigh Football During The 1960s". The Morning Call. June 15, 1988. Retrieved November 3, 2011. 

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