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Encyclopedia > Chris Tormey
Chris Tormey
Date of birth May 1, 1955
Place of birth Omaha, Nebraska
Sport Football
College University of Washington
Title Linebackers Coach
Overall Record As head coach - 49-54
Awards Big West Conference Coach of the Year (1998)
Coaching Stats College Football DataWarehouse
School as a player
1975-1977 Idaho
Position Linebacker
Schools as a coach
1995-2000
2000-2003
Idaho
Nevada

Chris Tormey (born May 1, 1955 in Omaha, Nebraska) is the current coach of linebackers and recruiting coordinator at the University of Washington, a position which he has held since the 2004 season, following his release from head coaching duties at Nevada. May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Gateway to the West Location in Nebraska Coordinates: Country United States State Nebraska County Douglas Founded 1854 Incorporated 1857 Mayor Michael Fahey Area    - City 307. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... The Big West Conference (BWC) is an NCAA-affiliated Division I major college athletic conference that formerly sponsored Division I-A American football. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in Moscow. ... A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in Moscow. ... The phrase University of Nevada by itself usually refers to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), because that was the name by which it was known from the time of its founding in 1874 until its name was changed to University of Nevada, Reno in 1969, at the same time... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Gateway to the West Location in Nebraska Coordinates: Country United States State Nebraska County Douglas Founded 1854 Incorporated 1857 Mayor Michael Fahey Area    - City 307. ... Official language(s) English Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Area  Ranked 16th  - Total 77,421 sq mi (200,520 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 0. ... // Original meaning and etymology The original meaning of the term coach was: a horse-drawn vehicle designed for the conveyance of more than one passenger — and of mail — and covered for protection from the elements. ... A linebacker is a position in American and Canadian football. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Release may refer to multiple things: in marketing: issuing a product for sale or public showing (especially a music release or a film release). ... The phrase University of Nevada by itself usually refers to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), because that was the name by which it was known from the time of its founding in 1874 until its name was changed to University of Nevada, Reno in 1969, at the same time...


Tormey grew up in Spokane and attended the University of Idaho where he was an all-conference (Big Sky) linebacker (1976, 1977) and three-year letter winner for the Vandals under Ed Troxel. Nickname: The Lilac City Location of Spokane in Spokane County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County Spokane Mayor Dennis P. Hession Area    - City 151. ... The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in Moscow. ... The Big Sky Conference (or BSC) is an intercollegiate college athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division I, with football competing at the Division I-AA level. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Vandals sacking Rome, by Heinrich Leutemann (1824-1904) Vandal and Vandali redirect here. ... Ed Troxel (b. ...


Tormey began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Washington in 1980, a position he left after two years to coach the defensive line at his alma mater, serving under new Vandals' head coach Dennis Erickson. The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... Alma mater is Latin for nourishing mother. It was used in ancient Rome as a title for the mother goddess, and in Medieval Christianity for the Virgin Mary. ... Dennis Erickson (born March 24, 1947, in Everett, Washington) is an American football coach. ...


After two years on the Palouse, Tormey returned to the Huskies in Seattle, where he would remain for 11 seasons, 1984-94, coaching tight ends, linebackers, and the secondary for Don James and Jim Lambright. For the the 1994 season he was named active defensive coordinator. UW shared the national championship (with Miami) in 1991. The Palouse is a region covering approximately 16,000 sq. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Location of Seattle in King County and Washington Coordinates: Country United States State Washington County King County Incorporated December 2 1869 Mayor Greg Nickels Area    - City 369. ... Secondary can mean: An ordinal adjective indicating Second or second hand, see Primary The secondary in American football refers to the group of (usually four) defensive backs. ... Don James (born December 31, 1932 in Massillon, Ohio) was a college football coach at the University of Washington. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... A defensive coordinator typically refers to a coach on a football team in the National Football League (or at other levels of American football) who is in charge of the defense. ... The University of Miami, sometimes called UM or The U, is a private university, founded in 1925, with its main campus in the city of Coral Gables in metropolitan Miami, Florida, in the United States. ... See also: 1990 in sports, other events of 1991, 1992 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Ernie Irvan won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Dale Earnhardt CART Racing - Michael Andretti won the season championship Indianapolis 500 - Rick Mears Formula One Championship - Ayrton...


After the 1994 season Tormey returned to Idaho to assume head coaching duties, transitioning the Vandals from I-AA to I-A in 1996. He compiled a 33-23 record (.589), including the Vandals' first-ever bowl appearance, a Humanitarian Bowl victory over Southern Miss in 1998. They earned the bowl berth by winning the Big West Conference title with a dramatic overtime win over rival Boise State in Boise. The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in Moscow. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... See also: 1995 in sports, other events of 1996, 1997 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing Stock car racing: Dale Jarrett won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Terry Labonte Rusty Wallace wins the Suzuka NASCAR Thunder 100 at Suzuka City November 24, the first NASCAR... The MPC Computers Bowl (formerly the Humanitarian Bowl) is a post-season NCAA-sanctioned Division I-A college football bowl game that has been played annually at 30,000-seat Bronco Stadium on the campus of Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, since 1997. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... // Stock car racing: Dale Earnhardt won the Daytona 500 NASCAR Championship - Jeff Gordon NASCAR celebrates its 50th anniversary Indy Racing League - Indianapolis 500 - Eddie Cheever CART Racing - Alex Zanardi won the season championship Formula One Championship - Mika Häkkinen of Finland 24 hours of Le Mans: won by the team... The Big West Conference (BWC) is an NCAA-affiliated Division I major college athletic conference that formerly sponsored Division I-A American football. ... Boise State University is a state university located near downtown Boise, the capital city of Idaho. ... Nickname: City of Trees Motto: Energy Peril Success Location of Boise in the State of Idaho Coordinates: Country United States State Idaho County Ada Founded 1863 Incorporated 1864 Mayor David H. Bieter (NP) Area    - City 165. ...


Following the 1999 season, Tormey moved south to coach the Nevada Wolf Pack from 2000-03, compiling a 16-31 record (.340). He succeeded Jeff Tisdel, a former Wolf Pack quarterback and All-American. While Tormey's records improved by season (2,3,5,6 wins) he was released from the final season of his contract immediately following the end of the 2003 season, marked by a blowout loss at Boise State. Most notably, Tormey never succeeded in beating bitter in-state rival UNLV in the annual Battle for the Fremont Cannon, but his Nevada team did defeat the Washington Huskies in Seattle. See also: 1998 in sports, other events of 1999, 2000 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Athletics Hicham El Guerrouj sets the new World Record in the mile at the World Championships in Rome. ... The phrase University of Nevada by itself usually refers to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), because that was the name by which it was known from the time of its founding in 1874 until its name was changed to University of Nevada, Reno in 1969, at the same time... The term wolf pack refers to the mass-attack tactics against convoys used by U-boats of the Kriegsmarine during the Battle of the Atlantic and submarines of the United States Navy against Japanese shipping in the Pacific Ocean in World War II. Karl Dönitz used the term Rudel... NFL quarterback Peyton Manning. ... Boise State University is a state university located near downtown Boise, the capital city of Idaho. ... The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) is a public, coeducational university located in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... The Fremont Cannon is awarded to each seasons winner of Battle for Nevada College football game between the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of Nevada, Reno. ...


Tormey was rehired at Washington in 2004 as a defensive assistant coach to Keith Gilbertson, and stayed on with the new coach Tyrone Willingham. The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. ... // On January 28, International Olympic Committee Vice-President Kim Un-yong is arrested on charges of corruption in Seoul. ... Keith Gilbertson was the head football coach for the University of Washington from 2003-2004. ... Lionel Tyrone Willingham, or Ty Willingham (b. ...


Coaching Record

Year School Record Bowl
1995 Idaho 6-5
1996 Idaho 6-5
1997 Idaho 5-6
1998 Idaho 9-3 Humanitarian (W)
1999 Idaho 7-4
2000 Nevada 2-10
2001 Nevada 3-8
2002 Nevada 5-7
2003 Nevada 6-6
Career 49-54
Preceded by:
John L. Smith
University of Idaho Football Head Coach
19951999
Succeeded by:
Tom Cable
Preceded by:
Jeff Tisdel
University of Nevada Football Head Coach
20002003
Succeeded by:
Chris Ault

The MPC Computers Bowl (formerly the Humanitarian Bowl) is a post-season NCAA-sanctioned Division I-A college football bowl game that has been played annually at 30,000-seat Bronco Stadium on the campus of Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, since 1997. ... This article refers to the football coach. ... The University of Idaho is the states land-grant and primary research university, located in Moscow. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Old Farts by the Sometimes-United Nations. ... The phrase University of Nevada by itself usually refers to the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), because that was the name by which it was known from the time of its founding in 1874 until its name was changed to University of Nevada, Reno in 1969, at the same time... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Chris Ault (November 8, 1946 - ), is the current college football coach of the University of Nevada, Reno Wolf Pack. ...

External links

  • Player Bio: Chris Tormey

 
 

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