Tal Stafford
File:Tal Stafford.png
Stafford pictured in The Agromeck 1919, NC State yearbook
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1890-01-07)January 7, 1890
Raleigh, North Carolina
DiedMay 24, 1967(1967-05-24) (aged 77)
St. Petersburg, Florida
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback, end (football)
Pitcher (baseball)
Head coaching record
Overall1–3 (football)
11–3 (basketball)
12–11 (baseball)

Talmage Holt "Tal" Stafford (January 7, 1890 – May 24, 1967) was an American football and baseball player, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at North Carolina State University in 1918, compiling a record of 1–3. Stafford was also head basketball coach at NC State that same academic year, 1918–19, tallying a mark of 11–3, and the baseball coach at the school in the spring of 1919, amassing a record of 12–11.

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
NC State Aggies (South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1918)
1918 NC State 1–3
NC State: 1–3
Total: 1–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
NC State Wolfpack (Independent) (1919–1919)
1919 NC State 12–11
NC State: 12–11
Total: 12–11



  1. "2012 NC State Baseball Yearbook". NC State Sports Information. Archived from the original on July 2, 2012. Retrieved July 2, 2012.

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