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Jerry Berndt

Jerry Berndt

American football player and coach
Jerry Berndt
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American football player and coach
Is American football player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 11 May 1938
Age 83 years
The details (from wikipedia)


Jerry Berndt (born May 11, 1938) is a former American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at DePauw University, the University of Pennsylvania, Rice University, and Temple University. In two years at DePauw (1979–1980), Berndt guided the Tigers to a 9–9–1 mark, including a 7–2–1 mark in his second season. From 1981 to 1985, he coached at Penn and compiled a 29–18–2 record. In 1984, he won Ivy League Coach of the Year honors. From 1986 to 1988, he coached at Rice, and compiled a 6–27 record. This included an 0–11 season in 1988. From 1989 to 1992, he coached at Temple, where he compiled an 11–33 record. He also served as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at the University of Missouri from 1994 to 1999. He played college football at Bowling Green State University.

Coaching career

Berndt began his coaching career in the high school football ranks in 1962. He was an assistant at Libbey High School in Toledo, Ohio and at Bedford High School in Temperance, Michigan. In 1969, he worked a graduate assistant at the University of Toledo under head coach Frank Lauterbur. The next year Berndt served as the head football coach at Streetsboro High School in Streetsboro, Ohio. From 1971 to 1978 he was an assistant football coach at Dartmouth College.

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
DePauw Tigers (NCAA Division III independent) (1979–1980)
1979 DePauw 2–7
1980 DePauw 7–2–1
DePauw: 9–9–1
Penn Quakers (Ivy League) (1981–1985)
1981 Penn 1–9 1–6 T–7th
1982 Penn 7–3 5–2 T–1st
1983 Penn 6–3–1 5–1–1 T–1st
1984 Penn 8–1 7–0 1st
1985 Penn 7–2–1 6–1 1st
Penn: 29–18–2 24–10–1
Rice Owls (Southwest Conference) (1986–1988)
1986 Rice 4–7 2–6 7th
1987 Rice 2–9 0–7 8th
1988 Rice 0–11 0–7 8th
Rice: 6–27 2–20
Temple Owls (NCAA Division I-A independent) (1989–1990)
1989 Temple 1–10
1990 Temple 7–4
Temple Owls (Big East Conference) (1989–1990)
1991 Temple 2–9 0–5 8th
1992 Temple 1–10 0–6 8th
Temple: 11–33 0–11
Total: 55–87–3
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