|Born||April 21, 1934|
|Died||November 1, 2008 (aged 74)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Trinidad State JC|
Colorado State (assistant)
Kansas State (OC)
Ottawa Rough Riders
|Head coaching record|
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Robert Weber (April 21, 1934 – November 1, 2008) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Arizona from 1969 to 1972 and at the University of Louisville from 1980 to 1984, compiling a career college football record of 36–61.
Weber grew up on a farm near Fort Collins, Colorado and played center at Colorado State University from 1951 to 1954, earning all-Skyline Conference honors his final two years. After college he played in the Canadian Football League with the Edmonton Eskimos for a year before a water skiing injury ended his playing career. Weber began his coaching career at Trinidad State Junior College before becoming an assistant coach at Colorado State University.
Following his time at the University of Louisville, Weber served as an assistant coach at Southern Methodist University and Vanderbilt University before retiring in the mid-1990s. Weber died of pancreatic cancer on November 1, 2008.
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College[edit | edit source]
|Arizona Wildcats (Western Athletic Conference) (1969–1972)|
|Louisville Cardinals (NCAA Division I-A Independent) (1980–1984)|
References[edit | edit source]
- "Cancer claims former CSU football star". Fort Collins Coloradoan. November 5, 2008. http://www.coloradoan.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20081105/UPDATES02/81105027/1002/NEWS01.
- "Former UA coach Weber dies of cancer". The Arizona Star. November 3, 2008. http://www.azstarnet.com/sn/wildcats/265389.
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