Dick Hanley
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1894-11-19)November 19, 1894
Cloquet, Minnesota
DiedDecember 16, 1970(1970-12-16) (aged 76)
Palo Alto, California
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback, quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall83–35–8 (college)
1–1–1 (AAFC)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Big Ten (1930–1931)

Richard Edgar Hanley (November 19, 1894 – December 16, 1970) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Haskell Institute—now known as Haskell Indian Nations University from 1922 to 1926 and at Northwestern University from 1927 to 1934, compiling a career college football coaching record of 83–35–8. During World War II, he was a major in the United States Marine Corps where he helped train the Marines.[1] In 1946, he coached the first three games of the season for the Chicago Rockets of the All-America Football Conference. Hanley died on December 16, 1970, at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California.[2]

Head coaching record[edit | edit source]

College[edit | edit source]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Haskell Indians (Independent) (1922–1926)
1922 Haskell 8–2
1923 Haskell 11–2–1
1924 Haskell 7–2–1
1925 Haskell 9–3–1
1926 Haskell 12–0–1
Haskell: 47–9–4
Northwestern Wildcats (Big Ten Conference) (1927–1934)
1927 Northwestern 4–4 2–3 T–6th
1928 Northwestern 5–3 2–3 T–7th
1929 Northwestern 6–3 3–2 T–3rd
1930 Northwestern 7–1 5–0 T–1st
1931 Northwestern 7–1–1 5–1 T–1st
1932 Northwestern 3–4–1 2–3–1 5th
1933 Northwestern 1–5–2 1–4–1 7th
1934 Northwestern 3–5 2–3 T–5th
Northwestern: 36–26–4 22–19–2
Total: 83–35–8
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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