Gil Krueger

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Gil Krueger
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1929-05-28)May 28, 1929
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died October 30, 2016(2016-10-30) (aged 87)
Walnut Creek, California
Playing career
Football
c. 1950 Marquette
Basketball
1949–1951 Marquette
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1954–1955 Grantsburg HS (WI) (assistant)
1956–1963 Stoughton HS (WI)
1964–1965 North Central (IL) (assistant)
1966–1968 Macalester
1969–1973 Wisconsin–Platteville
1974–1977 Northern Michigan
1978–1982 New Mexico State
1983 New Jersey Generals (assistant)
1984–1987 Wisconsin–Superior
Head coaching record
Overall 104–114–4 (college football)
52–11–1 (high school football)
Tournaments 0–1 (NAIA D-I playoffs)
4–2 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 NCAA Division II (1975)
3 WIAC (1969–1971)

Gilbert John Krueger (May 28, 1929 – October 30, 2016) was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Macalester College from 1966 to 1968, the University of Wisconsin–Platteville from 1969 to 1973, Northern Michigan University from 1974 to 1977, New Mexico State University from 1978 to 1982, and the University of Wisconsin–Superior from 1984 to 1987, compiling a career college football record of 104–114–4. At Northern Michigan, his team won the NCAA Division II Football Championship in 1975. He died in 2016, aged 87.[1]

Head coaching record

College

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Macalester Scots (Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1966–1968)
1966 Macalester 2–7 0–7 8th
1967 Macalester 3–6 2–5 T–6th
1968 Macalester 5–4–1 3–3–1 5th
Macalester: 10–17–1 5–15–1
Wisconsin–Platteville Pioneers (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1969–1973)
1969 Wisconsin–Platteville 8–1 7–1 T–1st
1970 Wisconsin–Platteville 10–1 8–0 1st L NAIA Division I
1971 Wisconsin–Platteville 9–1 7–1 1st
1972 Wisconsin–Platteville 6–4 4–4 T–4th
1973 Wisconsin–Platteville 8–1–1 6–1–1 2nd
Wisconsin–Platteville: 41–8–1 32–7–1
Northern Michigan Wildcats (NCAA Division II independent) (1974–1977)
1974 Northern Michigan 0–10
1975 Northern Michigan 13–1 W NCAA Division II Championship
1976 Northern Michigan 11–2 L NCAA Division II Semifinal
1977 Northern Michigan 7–3 L NCAA Division II First Round
Northern Michigan: 31–16
New Mexico State Aggies (Missouri Valley Conference) (1978–1982)
1978 New Mexico State 6–5 5–1 1st
1979 New Mexico State 2–9 1–5 T–5th
1980 New Mexico State 3–7–1 1–4–1 6th
1981 New Mexico State 3–8 1–5 7th
1982 New Mexico State 3–8 1–4 T–6th
New Mexico State: 17–37–1 10–19–1
Wisconsin–Superior Yellowjackets (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1984–1987)
1984 Wisconsin–Superior 0–11 0–8 9th
1985 Wisconsin–Superior 2–8–1 1–6–1 9th
1986 Wisconsin–Superior 0–10 0–8 9th
1987 Wisconsin–Superior 3–7 2–6 8th
Wisconsin–Superior: 5–36–1 3–28–1
Total: 104–114–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References

  1. ^ http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/content/sports/1975-NMU-National-Champion-Football-Coach-Gil-Krueger-dies-399765871.html
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