John Hayden Fry (born February 28, 1929) was a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I-A college football coach from 1962 to 1998 at SMU, North Texas, and the University of Iowa. He compiled a record of 232 wins, 178 losses, and 10 ties during his 37 year career as a head coach and has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
The Iowa Hawkeyes football team is the interscholastic football team at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa. The Hawkeyes have competed in the Big Ten Conference since 1900, and are currently a Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
George Seifert (born January 22, 1940, in San Francisco, California) is a former NFL head coach of the San Francisco 49ers and the Carolina Panthers. Seifert joined the 49ers' coaching staff under Bill Walsh in 1980 as defensive backs coach and served as the team's defensive coordinator from 1983–88.
Louis Leo "Lou" Holtz (born January 6, 1937), An author and motivational speaker, is the only coach in NCAA history to lead six different programs to bowl games and the only coach to guide four different programs to the final top 20 rankings. He is also a multiple winner of National Coach of the Year honors. Over the years, the slender, bespectacled Holtz has become known for his quick wit and ability to inspire players. In 2005, Holtz joined ESPN as a college football analyst.
Barry Alvarez (born December 30, 1946 in Langeloth, Pennsylvania) is a former college football head coach and current Director of Athletics at the University of Wisconsin. Alvarez stepped down as head coach after the 2005 season, remaining as athletic director.
Robert Anthony Stoops (born September 9, 1960) is the head coach of Oklahoma University football team. During the 2000 season, Stoops led the Sooners to an Orange Bowl victory and a National Championship. Prior to coaching at Oklahoma, Stoops held various coordinator and position-coach positions at Iowa, Kansas State and Florida. In 2000, Stoops led his team to three consecutive wins over ranked teams including Texas, Kansas State and Nebraska.
Nile Clarke Kinnick, Jr. (July 9, 1918 in Adel, Iowa – June 2, 1943, in the Gulf of Paria, Venezuela) was a student and a college football player at the University of Iowa. He won the 1939 Heisman Trophy and was a consensus All-American. He died during a training flight while serving as a U. S Navy aviator in World War II. Kinnick was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951, and the University of Iowa renamed its football stadium "Kinnick Stadium" in his honor in 1972.
For other people named Burns, see Burns (disambiguation). Jerome Burns (born January 24, 1927 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former American football coach. He coached college football, most notably as an assistant and later as the head coach at the University of Iowa. He then coached in the NFL, most notably as an assistant and later as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings.
Michael J. Stoops (born December 31, 1961) is the head football coach at the University of Arizona, his first head coaching position. He previously served as an assistant coach at the University of Iowa, Kansas State University and the University of Oklahoma. He is the younger brother of Oklahoma head coach, Bob Stoops.
Wayne Fontes (born February 2, 1940) is a former American football coach and college and professional football player who was the head coach of the NFL's Detroit Lions from 1988 to 1996. His 67 wins and 71 losses are each the most for a head coach in team history. His name has been listed as a potential candidate for the Mississippi State Defensive Coordinator position if Carl Torbush leaves the position.
Patrick Daniel "Dan" McCarney (born July 28, 1953 in Iowa City, Iowa) was the head football coach at Iowa State University from 1995–2006. He was the longest tenured head coach in the Big 12 Conference when he stepped down on November 8, 2006. McCarney led the Cyclones to five bowl games, more than any other Iowa State coach in history. On February 6, 2007, McCarney accepted a position as the defensive line coach and assistant head coach at the University of South Florida.
Bob Commings (December 24, 1932 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States – February 20, 1992) was a college football player and coach at the University of Iowa, United States. He was also a high school football coach for 24 years in the state of Ohio.
Forest "Evy" Evashevski (February 19, 1918 – October 30, 2009) was a U.S. college football player at the University of Michigan and a college football coach and athletic director at the University of Iowa. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
John George Chalmers (c.1880 – c.1962) was the seventh head football coach at the University of Iowa, coaching from 1903-1906. He was born in New York. He also coached at Loras College and the University of Dubuque.
John G. "Red" Griffith (born c. 1878, date of death unknown) was a college football coach, primarily for the University of Idaho. He was born in Iowa City, Iowa. He played college football at the University of Iowa and served as Iowa's ninth football coach.
Jesse B. Hawley (died 1948) was a college football coach at the University of Iowa and Dartmouth College. He was the tenth head coach in Iowa football history and led Dartmouth to the national championship in 1925.
Burton A. Ingwersen (1898 in Bryant, Iowa – 1969) was an American college football coach. He served for 25 years as an assistant coach at the University of Illinois and was the 12th head football coach at the University of Iowa.