| File:Jim Lookabaugh.jpg |
Lookabaugh pictured in The Redkskin 1942, Oklahoma A&M yearbook
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball|
|Born||June 16, 1902|
|Died||May 13, 1982 (aged 79)|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 National (1945)
3 MVC (1944–1945, 1948)
Edwin Maurice "Jim" Lookabaugh (June 16, 1902 – May 13, 1982) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College—now known as Oklahoma State University–Stillwater—from 1939 to 1949, compiling a record of 58–41–6. Lookabaugh's 1945 Oklahoma A&M team went a perfect 9–0, winning the first national championship for Oklahoma A&M.
Lookabaugh was alumnus of Oklahoma A&M, lettering in baseball, basketball, and football. He is one of three head football coaches at Oklahoma State to have played for Oklahoma State, along with Floyd Gass and current head coach Mike Gundy. From 1925 to 1929, he coached at Jet High School, and from 1930 to 1938, he coached at Capital Hill High School. He is a member of the OSU Alumni Hall of Fame, the OSU Athletic Hall of Fame, and the National Football Hall of Fame.
After retiring from coach in 1950, Lookabaugh worked in real estate and investments. He was the chairman of Oklahoma City's Urban Renewal Authority and served on other civic improvement committees for the city. He died in Oklahoma City, on May 13, 1982.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Oklahoma A&M Cowboys (Missouri Valley Conference) (1939–1949)|
|1944||Oklahoma A&M||8–1||1–0||1st||W Cotton|
|1945||Oklahoma A&M||9–0||1–0||1st||W Sugar||5|
|1948||Oklahoma A&M||6–4||2–0||1st||L Delta|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final AP Poll.|
- ↑ Meece, Volney (May 14, 1982). "For Jim Lookabaugh his players came first". The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma). https://newsok.com/article/1983609/for-jim-lookabaugh-his-players-came-first.
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