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Encyclopedia > Bill Yeoman

Bill Yeoman (born December 26, 1927) was the head football coach at the University of Houston from 1962 to 1986. He is the winningest coach in school history, having compiled a record of 160-108-8. His 160 victories rank 51st on the NCAA all time list. He invented the Veer offense in 1964 which quickly helped lead the Cougars to national prominence. Yeoman's Cougars finished the season ranked in the Top 10 four times and 10 times in the Top 20. is the 360th day of the year (361st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... University of Houston redirects here. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


On July 11, 1964, Yeoman broke the color barrier for major Texas football programs when the University of Houston signed San Antonio’s Warren McVea to a scholarship. is the 192nd day of the year (193rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also Nintendo emulator: 1964 (emulator). ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... Warren McVea was a football player who made civil rights history by becoming the first African-American to play the sport for the University of Houston. ...


He guided the Cougars to four Southwest Conference Championships – 1976, 1978, 1979 & 1984 - and a 6-4-1 record in bowl games including Cotton Bowl victories over Maryland in 1977 and Nebraska in 1980. In 1976, Houston’s first year as a member of the SWC, Yeoman was named Texas Coach of the Year and runner-up for National Coach of the Year. The Southwest Conference (SWC) was a college athletic conference in the United States, now defunct. ... For the Cotton Bowl stadium, see Cotton Bowl (stadium). ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in the city of College Park, in Prince Georges County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., in the United States. ... Seal of the University of Nebraska The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: University of Nebraska-Lincoln University of Nebraska at Omaha University of Nebraska at Kearney University of Nebraska Medical... Year 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Paul Bear Bryant Award has been given out annually since 1957 to NCAA college footballs coach of the year. ...


Yeoman was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2001 and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 2003. He coached 46 All-Americans and 69 NFL players. College Football Hall of Fame front. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ...


However, his career was not without controversy. In 1986, allegations surfaced regarding illegal recruiting inducements and extra benefits for his players. Subsequently, in 1988, the program was placed on probation. Yeoman was alleged to have handed out cash to players and provided them with illegal transportation and lodging. Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ...


Today, Yeoman works as a fundraiser for the UH athletic department.

Wallace • Lee • Meek • Lahar • YeomanPardeeJenkins • Helton • DimelBriles Head Coach Art Briles 4th Year, 26-24-0 Home Stadium Robertson Stadium Conference Conference USA Athletic Director Dave Maggard Website UHCougars. ... Bill Meekwas the head coach of the SMU Mustangs football program from 1957 to 1961. ... Born in Christoval, Texas, Jack Pardee was an All-American linebacker at Texas A&M University, a 2-time All-Pro with the Los Angeles Rams (1963) and Washington Redskins(1971), a 2-time NFL Coach of Year (1976,79), and winner of 87 games in 11 seasons. ... John Jenkins is the current head coach and general manager of the Ottawa Renegades of the Canadian Football League. ... Dana Dimel is co offensive coordinator at Univercity of Arizona. ... Art Briles (Born December 3, 1955) is the head football coach at Houston. ...


 
 

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