|Died||March 4, 2014|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
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.
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. During his time at Truman, he coached future NFL head coach Gregg Williams.
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. He led the program to two Illini-Badger Football Conference titles in 1993 and 1994.
Head coaching recordEdit
|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|
|Quincy Hawks (Illini-Badger Football Conference) (1993–1996)|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ Morrison, David (March 8, 2014). "Former MU quarterback Taylor dies". Columbia Daily Tribune. http://www.columbiatribune.com/42e85726-a68f-11e3-9b6b-10604b9f6eda.html.
- ↑ "Former Joplin High School football coach Ron Taylor dies". The Joplin Globe. Mar 12, 2014. http://www.joplinglobe.com/sports/local_sports/former-joplin-high-school-football-coach-ron-taylor-dies/article_3f9367bb-0b92-5bf3-85ac-66ec5e416d4d.html.
- ↑ "Truman State Football 2017 Media Guide" (pdf). Truman State University. 2017. http://trumanbulldogs.com/documents/2017/8/14/17FBMediaGuide.pdf.
- ↑ "Gregg Williams To Be Enshrined Into Missouri Sports Hall Of Fame". Truman State University. December 10, 2015. http://trumanbulldogs.com/news/2015/12/10/FB_1210154703.aspx?path=football.
- ↑ "Former Tigers Football Coach Ron Taylor Loses Battle With Lung Cancer". Memphis Democrat. March 13, 2014. http://www.memphisdemocrat.com/former-tigers-football-coach-ron-taylor-loses-battle-with-lung-cancer/.
- ↑ "Football History". QUHawks.com. http://quhawks.com/sports/2011/1/3/FB_0103112057.aspx?path=football.