Eddie Teague
Biographical details
Born(1921-12-14)December 14, 1921
DiedNovember 15, 1987(1987-11-15) (aged 65)
Charleston, South Carolina
Playing career
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
1 SoCon (1961)
SoCon Coach of the Year (1961)

Edward Lindell Teague Jr. (December 14, 1921 – November 24, 1987) was an American football coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, from 1949 to 1950 and The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, from 1957 to 1965, compiling a career college football coaching record of 53–53–3. Teague was also the athletic director at Guilford from 1949 to 1951 and The Citadel from 1957 to 1985.[1]

Playing career and military serviceEdit

A native of Washington, D.C., Teague began his college football at North Carolina State University, letter in 1942. He moved the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1943, as a serviceman in the V-12 Navy College Training Program. There he played for the North Carolina Tar Heels under head coach Tom Young, garnering All-Southern Conference honors.

Teague served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II, reaching the rank of captain. He returned to active service during the Korean War.[2]

Coaching careerEdit

Tague began his coaching career at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1947 as an assistant football coach under Williams Newton.[3] He served as the defensive backfield coach for Maryland from 1952 to 1955.[4] He was the 14th head football coach at The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, serving for nine seasons, from 1957 to 1965, and compiling a record of 45–44–2.[5]


Teague died on November 24, 1987, in Charleston, South Carolina.[6]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Guilford Quakers (North State Conference) (1949–1950)
1949 Guilford 4–4–1
1950 Guilford 4–5
Guilford: 8–9–1
The Citadel Bulldogs (Southern Conference) (1957–1965)
1957 The Citadel 5–4–1 4–2 3rd
1958 The Citadel 4–6 2–3 7th
1959 The Citadel 8–2 5–1 2nd
1960 The Citadel 8–2–1 4–2 2nd W Tangerine
1961 The Citadel 7–3 5–1 1st
1962 The Citadel 3–7 1–4 7th
1963 The Citadel 4–6 2–4 7th
1964 The Citadel 4–6 4–3 4th
1965 The Citadel 2–8 2–6 8th
The Citadel: 45–44–2 29–26
Total: 53–53–3
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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