Rip Engle

Rip Engle
Rip Engle
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born March 26, 1906(1906-03-26)
Place of birth Elk Lick, Pennsylvania
Died March 7, 1983(1983-03-07) (aged 76)
Place of death Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1929 Western Maryland
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1944–1949
1950–1965

Basketball
1942–1946

Brown
Penn State


Brown
Head coaching record
Overall 132–68–8 (football)
29–44 (basketball)
Bowls 3–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Amos Alonzo Stagg Award (1969)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1973 (profile)

Charles A. "Rip" Engle (March 26, 1906 – March 7, 1983) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball in the United States. He served as the head football coach at Brown University from 1944 to 1949 and at Pennsylvania State University from 1950 to 1965, compiling a career college football record of 132–68–8. Engle was also the head basketball coach at Brown from 1942 to 1946, tallying a mark of 29–44. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1973

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Early life and playing career

Engle was born in Elk Lick Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania. He played college football as an end at Western Maryland College, now McDaniel College.

Coaching career

Engle's coaching record from 1944 to 1965, including stints at Brown University and Penn State, was 132–68–8. He played football at Western Maryland College, reportedly in the first game he ever saw.

Under the leadership of Engle at Brown, Joe Paterno developed as a capable quarterback and a skillful leader. After graduating in 1950, Paterno joined Engle at Penn State as an assistant coach. Upon Engle's retirement in 1965, Paterno was named coach of the Nittany Lions for the 1966 season. Engle's best season at Penn State was in 1962 when the Lions went 9–2, were ranked ninth in the country, and played in the Gator Bowl. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1973.

Engle developed a game called Angleball as a way for his players to maintain physical fitness in the off-season.

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Brown Bears (Independent) (1944–1949)
1944 Brown 3–4–1
1945 Brown 3–4–1
1946 Brown 3–5–1
1947 Brown 4–4–1
1948 Brown 7–2
1949 Brown 8–1
Brown: 28–20–4
Penn State Nittany Lions (Independent) (1950–1965)
1950 Penn State 5–3–1
1951 Penn State 5–4
1952 Penn State 7–2–1
1953 Penn State 6–3
1954 Penn State 7–2
1955 Penn State 5–4
1956 Penn State 6–2–1
1957 Penn State 6–3
1958 Penn State 6–3–1
1959 Penn State 9–2 W Liberty 10 12
1960 Penn State 7–3 W Liberty 16
1961 Penn State 8–3 W Gator 19 17
1962 Penn State 9–2 L Gator 9 9
1963 Penn State 7–3 16
1964 Penn State 6–4 14
1965 Penn State 5–5
Penn State: 104–48–4
Total: 132–68–8
      National Championship         Conference Title         Conference Division Title
#Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.

See also

References

External links


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