Floyd Gass
Sport(s)Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born(1927-01-31)January 31, 1927
Hominy, Oklahoma
DiedMarch 3, 2006(2006-03-03) (aged 79)
Head coaching record
Overall56–46–2 (football)
71–80 (basketball)

Floyd Gass (January 31, 1927 – March 3, 2006) was an American football and basketball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Austin College from 1961 to 1968, having previously been offensive coordinator, and at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater from 1969 to 1971, compiling a career college football record of 56–46–2. He was voted the Big Eight Conference Coach of the Year in 1969. His record was 13–18–1 in his three seasons at Oklahoma State. Gass was also the head basketball coach at Austin College from 1955 to 1962, tallying a mark of 71–80, and served as athletic director. He was an alumnus of Oklahoma State, and played football and basketball while attending the university. Gass was one of three head football coaches at Oklahoma State to have played for Oklahoma State, along with Jim Lookabaugh and current head coach Mike Gundy. Gass served as athletics director at OSU from 1971 through 1978, when he left OSU to pursue other business opportunities. Gass died on March 3, 2006, at the age of 79.[1]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Austin Kangaroos () (1961–1968)
1961 Austin 2–7
1962 Austin 5–4
1963 Austin 3–5–1
1964 Austin 6–3
1965 Austin 7–2
1966 Austin 6–3
1967 Austin 6–3
1968 Austin 8–1
Austin: 43–28–1
Oklahoma State Cowboys (Big Eight Conference) (1969–1971)
1969 Oklahoma State 5–5 3–4 T–5th
1970 Oklahoma State 4–7 2–5 T–6th
1971 Oklahoma State 4–6–1 2–5 T–5th
Oklahoma State: 13–18–1 7–14
Total: 56–46–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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