American Football Database
American Football Database
Roland Cowell
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1895-09-22)September 22, 1895
Clyde, Kansas
DiedAugust 27, 1953(1953-08-27) (aged 57)
Head coaching record
Overall14–22–4 (football, excluding Des Moines)
12–8 (baseball)

Roland Adhemar Cowell (September 22, 1895 – August 27, 1953) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) from 1922 to 1923, Des Moines University from 1924 to 1925 and Northern Illinois State Teachers College—now known as Northern Illinois University—from 1926 to 1928. Cowell was also the head basketball coach at Northern Illinois from 1926 to 1929 and the head baseball coach at the school from 1927 to 1929. Cowell was an assistant coach in basketball, baseball, and track at Ole Miss. He was a graduate of the University of Illinois.[1][2]

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ole Miss Rebels (Southern Conference) (1922–1923)
1922 Ole Miss 4–5–1 0–2 T–18th
1923 Ole Miss 4–6 0–4 T–19th
Ole Miss: 8–11–1 0–6
Northern Illinois State Teachers (Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1926–1928)
1926 Northern Illinois State 5–1–1
1927 Northern Illinois State 1–4–1
1928 Northern Illinois State 0–6–1 0–2–1
Northern Illinois State: 6–11–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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