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Jim Young
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born (1935-04-21) April 21, 1935 (age 84)
Playing career
1956Bowling Green
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1964–1968
1969–1972
1973–1976
1977–1981
1983–1990
1992–1994
Miami (OH) (assistant)
Michigan (DC)
Arizona
Purdue
Army
Arizona (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall120–71–2 (college)
28–10–1 (high school)
Bowls5–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 WAC (1973)
Awards
Big Ten Coach of the Year (1979)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1999 (profile)

Jim Young (born April 21, 1935) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Arizona (1973–1976), Purdue University (1977–1981), and the United States Military Academy (1983–1990), compiling a career college football record of 120–71–2. Young was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1999.

Head coaching recordEdit

CollegeEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Arizona Wildcats (Western Athletic Conference) (1973–1976)
1973 Arizona 8–3 6–1 T–1st
1974 Arizona 9–2 6–1 2nd
1975 Arizona 9–2 5–2 2nd 13 18
1976 Arizona 5–6 3–4 T–5th
Arizona: 31–13 20–8
Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten Conference) (1977–1981)
1977 Purdue 5–6 3–5 T–6th
1978 Purdue 9–2–1 6–1–1 3rd W Peach 13 13
1979 Purdue 10–2 7–1 2nd W Bluebonnet 10 10
1980 Purdue 9–3 7–1 T–2nd W Liberty 16 17
1981 Purdue 5–6 3–6 T–8th
Purdue: 38–19–1 26–14–1
Army Cadets (Independent) (1983–1990)
1983 Army 2–9
1984 Army 8–3–1 W Cherry
1985 Army 9–3 W Peach
1986 Army 6–5
1987 Army 5–6
1988 Army 9–3 L Sun
1989 Army 6–5
1990 Army 6–5
Army: 51–39–1
Total: 120–71–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.

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