Chauncey Simpson
File:Chauncey Simpson.jpg
Simpson from The Savitar, 1946
Sport(s)American football, track, golf
Biographical details
Born(1910-12-21)December 21, 1910
DiedApril 20, 1970(1970-04-20) (aged 59)
Green Valley, Arizona
Head coaching record
Overall12–14–2 (football)
6–6 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Big Six (1945)

Chauncey Simpson (December 21, 1901 – April 20, 1970) was the interim head football coach at Missouri from 1943 to 1945 while Don Faurot, the standing head coach, served in the Navy during World War II. He compiled a 12–14–2 record including a 40–27 loss to Texas in the 1946 Cotton Bowl Classic.[1] During that time, he also served as the school's track coach. He himself, was a football player at Missouri. With Faurot's return in 1946 Simpson reverted to his pre-war position as an assistant football coach. He was also the institution's long-time golf coach before retiring in the 1960s.[1]

He was the younger brother of hurdler and track coach Robert Simpson.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Missouri Tigers (Big Six Conference) (1943–1945)
1943 Missouri 3–5 3–2 2nd
1944 Missouri 3–5–2 2–1–2 3rd
1945 Missouri 6–4 5–0 1st L Cotton
Total: 12–14–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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