|Born||September 26, 1910|
|Died||July 1, 2000 (aged 89)|
|Position(s)||Quarterback, fullback, end (football)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
2 Middle Three (1954–1955)
Stephen Melvin Hokuf (September 26, 1910 – July 1, 2000) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at the University of Nebraska and professionally in the National Football League (NFL) as a quarterback and fullback for the Boston Redskins from 1933 to 1935. Hokuf served as the head football coach at Lafayette College from 1952 to 1957, compiling a record of 25–27.
Prior to his head coaching stint at Lafayette, Hokuf was an assistant football coach at a number of other colleges: Colorado School of Mines, the University of Wyoming, Columbia University and the University of Pittsburgh. He also coached for the Brooklyn Dodgers of the All-America Football Conference from 1947 to 1948. Hokuf earned a master's degree in education at the University of Wyoming and a doctorate in education from Columbia University in 1951. From 1958 to 1979, he worked in the athletic department at Baltimore Junior College—now Baltimore City Community College—serving as athletic director and coach of football and golf. Hofuk died of a stroke on July 1, 2000 at his home in the Broadmead Retirement Community located in Cockeysville, Maryland.
Head coaching record[edit | edit source]
|Lafayette Leopards (Middle Three Conference) (1952–1957)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
References[edit | edit source]
- Hughes, Carl (March 16, 1951). "Ex-For to Doctor Panther Line; Steve Hokuf, Nebraska Product, Hopes He'll Find Big, Tough Guys". The Pittsburgh Press. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1144&dat=19510316&id=RQMiAAAAIBAJ&sjid=cE0EAAAAIBAJ&pg=3218,394588. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- "BCCC Athletics Hall of Fame Inductees". Baltimore City Community College Athletics. http://www.bcccpanthers.com/hof.aspx?hof=12&path=&kiosk=. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
- Kelly, Jacques (July 8, 2000). "Steve M. Hokuf, 89, BJC athletic coach". The Baltimore Sun. http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2000-07-08/news/0007080073_1_football-hall-hall-of-fame-community-college. Retrieved February 8, 2014.
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