|Chet A. Wynne|
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Wynne pictured in Univ. of Kentucky yearbook, 1936
|Born||November 23, 1898|
Long Island, Kansas
|Died||July 17, 1967 (aged 68)|
Oak Park, Illinois
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
2 NCC (1925, 1927)
1 SoCon (1932)
Chester Allen Wynne (November 23, 1898 – July 17, 1967) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head coach at Creighton University (1923–1929), Auburn University (1930–1933), and the University of Kentucky (1934–1937), compiling a career college football record of 74–59–8. Wynne was born in Long Island, Kansas. He played fullback at the University of Notre Dame from 1919 to 1921 and professionally for the Rochester Jeffersons of the National Football League (NFL) in 1922. At Auburn, Wynne tallied a 22–15–2 record, including a 9–0–1 mark in 1932, when his team won the Southern Conference title. He then coached at the Kentucky where he compiled a 20–19 record. At Kentucky, he also served as athletic director from 1933 to 1938. Wynne died on July 17, 1967 at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Creighton Bluejays (North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1923–1927)|
|Creighton Bluejays (Missouri Valley Conference) (1928–1929)|
|Auburn Tigers (Southern Conference) (1930–1932)|
|Auburn Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (1933)|
|Kentucky Wildcats (Southeastern Conference) (1934–1937)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ Stanley, Gregory Kent. Before Big Blue: Sports at the University of Kentucky, 1880-1940. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 145. ISBN 978-0-8131-1991-5.
- ↑ Moyen, Eric A. (2011). Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University. Lexington, Ky: University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-2983-9.
- ↑ "Chester Wynne Dies, Played Under Rockne". Southern Illinoisan. Associated Press (Carbondale, Illinois): p. 1. July 18, 1967. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/6584602/southern_illinoisan/.
- Career statistics and player information from NFL.com • Pro-Football-Reference
- Chet A. Wynne at Find a Grave
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