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Deke Edler
Sport(s)Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born(1897-08-29)August 29, 1897
Galion, Ohio
DiedJune 1, 1953(1953-06-01) (aged 55)
Peoria, Illinois
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback, wingback
Head coaching record
Overall21–24–4 (football)
21–15 (basketball)

Robert Karl "Deke" Edler (August 29, 1897 – June 1, 1953) was an American football player and coach.[1] He played for one season for the Cleveland Indians of the National Football League (NFL), in 1923.[2] Edler served as the head football coach at Otterbein College—now known as Otterbein University—from 1929 to 1934, compiling a record of 21–24–4.

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Otterbein Cardinals (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1929–1934)
1929 Otterbein 3–5 3–5 12th
1930 Otterbein 4–3–1 3–2 5th
1931 Otterbein 5–3 5–1 4th
1932 Otterbein 4–2–2 4–2–2 7th
1933 Otterbein 3–4–1 3–3–1 T–9th
1934 Otterbein 2–7 2–4 T–16th
Otterbein: 21–24–4 20–17–3
Total: 21–24–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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