|Born||December 3, 1923|
Arkansas City, Kansas
|Died||July 5, 2009 (aged 85)|
Sun City, Arizona
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 MVC (1954)
Jack Churchill Mitchell (December 3, 1923 – July 5, 2009) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the Municipal University of Wichita, now Wichita State University, from 1953 to 1954, at the University of Arkansas from 1955 to 1957, and the University of Kansas from 1958 to 1966. compiling a career college football record of 72–61–7. Mitchell played football at the University of Oklahoma as a quarterback from 1946 to 1948. He was named an All-American in 1948.
Mitchell was the 21st head football coach for the Municipal University of Wichita, now Wichita State University, located in Wichita, Kansas. He held that position for two seasons, from 1953 until 1954. His overall coaching record at Wichita was 13–5–1.
From 1954 to 1957, Mitchell was the head football coach at University of Arkansas, where he compiled a 17–12–1 record.
Mitchell was the 28th head football coach for the University of Kansas located in Lawrence, Kansas and he held that position for nine seasons, from 1958 until 1966. His overall coaching record at Kansas was 42–44–5.
Head coaching record
|Wichita Shockers (Missouri Valley Conference) (1953–1954)|
|Arkansas Razorbacks (Southwest Conference) (1955–1957)|
|Kansas Jayhawks (Big Seven/Big Eight Conference) (1958–1966)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll. |
°Rankings from final AP Poll.
- Tramel, Barry (July 7, 2009). "Remembering Jack Mitchell: A dashing Sooner". The Daily Oklahoman. Archived from the original on November 16, 2009. https://www.webcitation.org/5lKdFr3fM?url=http://blog.newsok.com/berrytramel/2009/07/07/remembering-jack-mitchell-a-dashing-sooner/. Retrieved November 16, 2009.