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Encyclopedia > Chuck Taylor (football)
Charles A. "Chuck" Taylor
Date of birth January 24, 1920
Place of birth Portland, Oregon
Date of death May 7, 1994
Place of death Stanford, California
Sport College football
Title Head Coach
Overall Record 40-29-2 (.577)
Coaching Stats College Football DataWarehouse
School as a player
1940-1942 Stanford University
Position Guard
Coaching positions
1951 - 1957 Stanford University
College Football Hall of Fame, 1984 (Bio)

Charles A. "Chuck" Taylor (January 24, 1920May 7, 1994) was a American college football coach at Stanford from 1951 to 1957. During his tenure, he compiled a 40-29-2 record and led the Indians to the Rose Bowl his first season. Taylor was named Coach of the Year that year. January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851  - Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 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. ... Stanford is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Santa Clara County, California. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... The head coach in sports coaching is the coach who is in charge of the other coaches. ... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. ... The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ... See also: 1983 in sports, other events of 1984, 1985 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing Stock car racing: NASCAR Championship - Terry Labonte Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 Richard Petty won the 200th (and final) race of his career on July 4. ... January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... May 7 is the 127th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (128th in leap years). ... 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. ... The Leland Stanford Junior University, commonly known as Stanford University (or simply Stanford), is a private university located approximately 37 miles (60 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco and approximately 20 miles northwest of San José in an unincorporated area of Santa Clara County. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 (New Years Day) at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ...


Taylor's football playing days were also at Stanford, where he was an all-American at guard. Taylor played in Stanford's 1941 Rose Bowl victory over Nebraska.


After leaving coaching in 1957, Taylor returned to Stanford as Director of Athletics, where he served from 1963 to 1971, when Stanford again played in the Rose Bowl, giving him the distinction of participating in a Rose Bowl game as a player, coach, and athletic director.

Preceded by
Marchmont Schwartz
Stanford University Head Football Coach
19511957
Succeeded by
Jack Curtice

 
 

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