American Football Database
American Football Database
Robert Brownson
Biographical details
BornDecember 19, 1922
DiedOctober 17, 1975 (aged 52)
Cleveland, Ohio
Head coaching record
Overall21–10–1 (college football)
28–45 (college basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
2 Mid-Ohio (1954–1955)
Mid-Ohio Coach of the Year (1954)

Robert W. Brownson (December 19, 1922 – October 17, 1975) was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Ashland College—now known as Ashland University—in Ashland, Ohio from 1954 to 1957, compiling a record of 21–10–1.[1] Brownson was also the head basketball coach at Ashland from 1954 to 1958, tallying a mark of 28–45.[2] He was the athletic director at Ashland from 1959 to 1971.

Brownson died on at the age of 52, on October 17, 1975, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.[3]

Head coaching record

College football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ashland Eagles (Mid-Ohio League) (1954–1957)
1954 Ashland 7–0
1955 Ashland 7–2
1956 Ashland 3–5
1957 Ashland 4–3–1
Ashland: 21–10–1
Total: 21–10–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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