Clary Anderson
Sport(s)Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1911-07-07)July 7, 1911
DiedAugust 19, 1988(1988-08-19) (aged 77)
Playing career
Head coaching record
Overall46–20–3 (college football)
170–73 (college baseball)
209–23–6 (high school football)
Accomplishments and honors
5 NJSAC (1969–1973)
All-American, 1932
All-American, 1933

Clarence Oscar "Clary" Anderson (July 7, 1911 – August 19, 1988) was an American football and baseball player and coach in the United States. He was the head baseball and football coach for the Montclair State University Red Hawks in Upper Montclair, New Jersey. In seven seasons as football head coach he compiled a record of 46–20–3, including the first five straight conference titles in the newly formed New Jersey State Athletic Conference from 1969 to 1973. Prior to that, he was the very successful head coach in football for decades at Montclair High School.

As the Red Hawks' baseball coach, Anderson went 150–60 in six seasons. For his highly successful coaching efforts he was inducted into the Montclair State University Hall of Fame.

Head coaching recordEdit

College footballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
Montclair State Red Hawks (New Jersey State Athletic Conference) (1969–1975)
1969 Montclair State 8–2 3–0 1st
1970 Montclair State 9–1 3–0 1st W Knute Rockne Bowl
1971 Montclair State 7–2 3–0 1st
1972 Montclair State 6–4 3–2 T–1st
1973 Montclair State 6–4 4–0 1st
1973 Montclair State 6–3–1 2–2 3rd
1975 Montclair State 4–4–2 4–1 2nd
Total: 46–20–3
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.


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