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Arnold F. Jeter
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born (1939-02-28) February 28, 1939 (age 81)
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback
Head coaching record
Overall28–63–1

Arnold F. Jeter (born February 28, 1939) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Delaware State University from 1967 to 1974 and New Jersey City University (NJCU) from 2001 to 2002, compiling a career college football coach record of 28–63–1. A native of Steubenville, Ohio, Jeter played college football as at Kent State University as a halfback and was second on the team in scoring as a senior.

Coaching careerEdit

Jeter begban coaching football at the junior high and high school levels in Warren, Ohio. From the spring of 1966 to the spring of 1967, he was a backfield coach for the freshman football team at the University of Iowa, where he earned a master's degree in physical education.[1]

Jeter landed his first head coaching job at Delaware State University, a position he held from 1967 to 1974, compiling an overall record of 25–48–1. In 1973 the Hornets went winless, finishing 0–11. From 1975 through 1992, Jeter hopped around as an assistant or associate head coach at Marshall, Wisconsin, Arizona and Rutgers. In 1995, he became an assistant coach at New Jersey City University (NJCU), a position he held for six seasons until being named the program's ninth head coach in January 2001. Jeter was the head coach of the Gothic Knights for only two years until NJCU dropped its football program after the 2002 season due to budget cuts. He remained at NJCU as an assistant athletic director.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Delaware State Hornets (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1967–1970)
1967 Delaware State 2–6–1 2–3–1 8th
1968 Delaware State 4–6 2–4 13th
1969 Delaware State 4–5 3–3 T–9th
1970 Delaware State 6–2 4–1 3rd (Northern)
Delaware State Hornets (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (1971–1974)
1971 Delaware State 1–8 1–5 T–6th
1972 Delaware State 5–4 2–4 T–5th
1973 Delaware State 0–11 0–6 7th
1974 Delaware State 3–6 0–6 7th
Delaware State: 25–48–1 13–32–1
Jersey City Gothic Knights (New Jersey Athletic Conference) (2001–2002)
2001 Jersey City 2–7 1–5
2002 Jersey City 1–8 1–5
Jersey City: 3–15 2–10
Total: 28–63–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

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