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Bo Rowland

Bo Rowland

American football player and coach, basketball coach, college athletics administrator
Bo Rowland
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American football player and coach, basketball coach, college athletics administrator
Was Sports coach Basketball coach American football player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 20 March 1903, Arkadelphia, USA
Death 23 September 1964, Little Rock, USA (aged 61 years)
Star sign Pisces
Sports Teams
Vanderbilt Commodores football
The details (from wikipedia)


John Howell "Bo" Rowland (March 20, 1903 – September 23, 1964) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach at Henderson-Brown College—now Henderson State University (1925–1930), Ouachita Baptist University (1931), The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina (1940–1942), Oklahoma City University (1946–1947), and George Washington University (1948–1951), compiling a career college football coaching record of 90–47–7. Rowland was also the head basketball coach at Henderson-Brown from 1925 to 1931 and at Cornell University from 1936 to 1938, tallying a career college basketball coaching mark of 40–58. Rowland died at the age of 61 on September 23, 1964 at a hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was inducted into the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1968.

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Henderson-Brown Reddies (Independent)
1925 Henderson-Brown 5–5–1
1926 Henderson-Brown 5–3
Henderson-Brown / Henderson State Reddies (Arkansas Association)
1927 Henderson-Brown 7–0–1
1928 Henderson-Brown 8–0–1
1929 Henderson State 6–1–1 3–1
Henderson State Reddies (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference)
1930 Henderson State 8–1 5–0 1st
Henderson State: 39–10–4
Ouachita Baptist Tigers (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference)
1931 Ouachita Baptist 6–2–1
Ouachita Baptist: 6–2–1
The Citadel Bulldogs (Southern Conference)
1940 The Citadel 4–5 0–4 15th
1941 The Citadel 4–3–1 0–2–1 14th
1942 The Citadel 5–2 2–2 T–7th
The Citadel: 13–10–1 2–8–1
Oklahoma City Chiefs (Independent)
1946 Oklahoma City 10–1
1947 Oklahoma City 7–3
Oklahoma City: 17–4
George Washington Colonials (Southern Conference)
1948 George Washington 4–6 2–4 T–10th
1949 George Washington 4–5 2–3 12th
1950 George Washington 5–4 4–3 8th
1951 George Washington 2–6–1 2–3–1 9th
George Washington: 15–21–1 10–13–1
Total: 90–47–7
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 16 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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