Bob Griffin (American Football Coach)
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Bob Griffin American Football Coach
Bob Griffin
Biographical details
Born (1940-10-22) October 22, 1940 (age 79)
Milford, Connecticut
Playing career
1959-1962Southern Connecticut
Position(s)Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1963-1965Holy Cross HS (NY)
1966-1969Rhode Island (assistant)
1970Bishop Hendricken HS (RI)
1971Idaho State (backfield)
1972-1975Idaho State
1976-1992Rhode Island
Head coaching record
Overall100-127-1 (college)
Tournaments1-3 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3 Yankee (1981, 1984-1985)

Bob Griffin (born October 22, 1940) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Idaho State University from 1972 to 1975 and the University of Rhode Island from 1976 to 1992, compiling a career college football coaching record of 100-127-1. His 79 wins with the Rhode Island Rams are the most of any head coach in program history. Griffin was born and raised in Milford, Connecticut and graduated from Southern Connecticut State College in 1963. He played college football at Southern Connecticut State as a quarterback and holds the team record for longest completed pass (87 yards). Griffin has three children and seven grandchildren. He currently resides in Narragansett, Rhode Island with his wife, Rosanne.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Idaho State Bengals (Big Sky Conference) (1972-1975)
1972 Idaho State 7-3 4-2 2nd
1973 Idaho State 2-9 0-6 7th
1974 Idaho State 5-5 2-4 6th
1975 Idaho State 7-3 4-2 T-2nd
Idaho State: 21-20 10-14
Rhode Island Rams (Yankee Conference) (1976-1992)
1976 Rhode Island 3-5 2-3 T-3rd
1977 Rhode Island 6-5 4-1 2nd
1978 Rhode Island 7-3 3-2 T-2nd
1979 Rhode Island 1-9-1 1-4 5th
1980 Rhode Island 2-9 0-5 6th
1981 Rhode Island 6-6 4-1 T-1st L NCAA Division I-AA First Round
1982 Rhode Island 7-4 2-3 5th
1983 Rhode Island 6-4 2-3 T-4th
1984 Rhode Island 10-3 4-1 T-1st L NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal
1985 Rhode Island 10-3 5-0 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal
1986 Rhode Island 1-10 0-7 8th
1987 Rhode Island 1-10 1-6 8th
1988 Rhode Island 4-7 3-5 T-7th
1989 Rhode Island 3-8 1-7 8th
1990 Rhode Island 5-6 2-6 T-7th
1991 Rhode Island 6-5 3-5 T-4th
1992 Rhode Island 1-10 0-8 9th
Rhode Island: 79-107-1 37-67
Total: 100-127-1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

References


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