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Adrian Lindsey
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Biographical details
Born(1895-08-15)August 15, 1895
Vienna, Illinois
DiedOctober 2, 1980(1980-10-02) (aged 85)
Eudora, Kansas
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback, quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall66–64–16 (football)
13–2 (baseball)

Adrian Hobart "Ad" Lindsey (August 15, 1895 – October 2, 1980) was an American football player and coach of football and baseball.[1] He served as the head football coach at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas from 1922 to 1926, at the University of Oklahoma from 1927 to 1931, and at the University of Kansas from 1932 to 1938, compiling a career college football record of 66–64–16. Lindsey was also the head baseball coach at Kansas for one season in 1921, tallying a mark of 13–2.

Coaching careerEdit

Lindsey began the 1932 season at Kansas as an assistant to Homer Woodson Hargiss. Hargiss was fired as head football coach on October 10, 1932, two days after the Jawhawks lost at home to Oklahoma, 21–6. Lindsey succeeded Hargiss as acting head coach with athletic director and head basketball coach Phog Allen overseeing the football program in a supervisory role.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing
Bethany Terrible Swedes (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1922–1926)
1922 Bethany 5–3
1923 Bethany 2–7
1924 Bethany 4–3–2
1925 Bethany 7–0
1926 Bethany 6–2
Bethany: 24–15–2
Oklahoma Sooners (MVIAA/Big Six Conference) (1927–1931)
1927 Oklahoma 3–3–2 2–3 7th
1928 Oklahoma 5–3 3–2 T–2nd
1929 Oklahoma 3–3–2 2–2–1 4th
1930 Oklahoma 4–3–1 3–1–1 2nd
1931 Oklahoma 4–7–1 1–4 T–5th
Oklahoma: 19–19–6 11–12–2
Kansas Jayhawks (Big Six Conference) (1932–1938)
1932 Kansas 4–2[n 1] 3–1[n 1] T–2nd
1933 Kansas 5–4–1 2–3 4th
1934 Kansas 3–4–3 1–2–2 4th
1935 Kansas 4–4–1 2–2–1 3rd
1936 Kansas 1–6–1 0–5 6th
1937 Kansas 3–4–2 2–1–2 3rd
1938 Kansas 3–6 1–4 6th
Kansas: 23–30–8 11–18–5
Total: 66–64–16
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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