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DIck Clausen
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball, track
Biographical details
Born1912
Vining, Iowa
DiedDecember 2000 (aged 88)
Tucson, Arizona
Playing career
Position(s)End (football)
First baseman (baseball)
Head coaching record
Overall43–36–5 (college football)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3 MCAC (1950, 1952, 1955)

Dick Clausen (1912 – December 2000) was an American football coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Coe College from 1948 to 1955 and the University of New Mexico from 1956 to 1957, compiling a career college football record of 43–36–5. Barnes was also the athletic director at the University of Arizona from 1958 to 1972.

Born in Vining, Iowa, Clausen attended high school in Sabula, Iowa, graduating in 1928. At the University of Iowa, he played football as an end and baseball, as a first baseman.[1] Clausen died at in December 2000, at the age of 88, in Tucson, Arizona.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

College footballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Coe Kohawks (Midwest Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1948–1955)
1948 Coe 1–5–2 1–4–1 7th
1949 Coe 1–6–1 0–6 9th
1950 Coe 6–2 5–1 T–1st
1951 Coe 3–5 2–4 6th
1952 Coe 7–1 6–0 1st
1953 Coe 5–2–1 5–0–1 2nd
1954 Coe 4–3–1 4–3–1 4th
1955 Coe 8–0 7–0 1st
Coe: 35–24–5 30–18–3
New Mexico Lobos (Skyline Conference) (1956–1957)
1956 New Mexico 4–6 2–4 6th
1957 New Mexico 4–6 2–4 5th
New Mexico: 8–12 4–8
Total: 43–36–5
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

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