Ed Chlebek
Biographical details
Born (1940-02-09) February 9, 1940 (age 80)
Uniontown, Pennsylvania
Playing career
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
MAC Coach of the Year (1977)

Edward S. Chlebek (born February 9, 1940) is a former American and Canadian football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Eastern Michigan University (1976–1977), Boston College (1978–1980), and Kent State University (1981–1982), compiling a career college football record of 26–51.

Playing careerEdit

Chlebek played college football as a quarterback at Western Michigan University from 1959 to 1961. He passed for 2,290 yards in his career with the Western Michigan Broncos, including 1,109 as a senior in 1961.[1] In 1963, Chlebek played for the New York Jets of the American Football League (AFL).

Coaching careerEdit

Chlebek came to Eastern Michigan from the University of Notre Dame, where he was an assistant under Dan Devine and coached future Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana. At Eastern Michigan, he compiled a 10–12 record from 1976 to 1977. At Boston College, he tallied a 12–21 mark and coached the only winless season in the program's history, a 0–11 campaign in 1978. From 1981 to 1982, he coached Kent State to a 4–18 record. He ended his college career on a 12-game losing streak. From Kent State he went to the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League as the offensive coordinator in 1983. The Argonauts won the Grey Cup in 1983.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Eastern Michigan Hurons (Mid-American Conference) (1976–1977)
1976 Eastern Michigan 2–9 1–5 9th
1977 Eastern Michigan 8–3 4–3 T–4th
Eastern Michigan: 10–12 5–8
Boston College Eagles (NCAA Division I-A independent) (1978–1980)
1978 Boston College 0–11
1979 Boston College 5–6
1980 Boston College 7–4
Boston College: 12–21
Kent State Golden Flashes (Mid-American Conference) (1981–1982)
1981 Kent State 4–7 3–6 7th
1982 Kent State 0–11 0–9 10th
Kent State: 4–18 3–15
Total: 26–51
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

Coaching treeEdit

Assistants under Chlebek who have become college head coaches:


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