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Ron Taylor
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Bornc. 1941
Chillicothe, Illinois
DiedMarch 4, 2014(2014-03-04)
Phoenix, Arizona
Alma materIndiana
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall48–29–2 (college)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 MIAA (1976)
2 IBFC (1993–1994)

Ron Taylor (c. 1941 – March 6, 2014) was an American football coach and player. As the starting quarterback at the University of Missouri, he led the Tigers to back–to–back Orange Bowl appearances during 1959 and 1960 seasons.[1]

Taylor began his coaching career as the head coach of Joplin High School in Joplin, Missouri from 1964 to 1966, where he led the Eagles to a 17–12–2 record.[2]

In 1975, Taylor became the head football coach at Truman State University where he led the Bulldogs to a 26–14–2 record over four seasons.[3] During his time at Truman, he coached future NFL head coach Gregg Williams.[4]

From 1988 to 1990, Taylor served as the head coach at Scotland County R-I High School in Memphis, Missouri.[5]

Taylor served as the head coach at Quincy University in Quincy, Illinois from 1993 to 1996 after serving as the team's offensive coordinator from 1991 to 1992. He compiled a record of 22–15 as the head coach of the Hawks.[6] He led the program to two Illini-Badger Football Conference titles in 1993 and 1994.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northeast Missouri State Bulldogs (Missouri Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1975–1978)
1975 Northeast Missouri State 7–4 4–2 2nd
1976 Northeast Missouri State 5–3–1 4–1–1 T–1st
1977 Northeast Missouri State 8–3 4–2 3rd
1978 Northeast Missouri State 6–4–1 5–1 2nd
Truman State: 26–14–2
Quincy Hawks (Illini-Badger Football Conference) (1993–1996)
1993 Quincy 9–0
1994 Quincy 8–1
1995 Quincy 4–6
1996 Quincy 1–8
Quincy: 22–15
Total: 48–29–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

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