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Byron E. Morgan
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Title Head Coach
College Findlay
Sport College football
Career highlights
Overall 101-93-8 (0.500)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)

Byron E. Morgan was an American football player and coach in the United States and accumulated a lifetime record of 101 wins, 93 losses, and 8 ties.


Coaching history


Geneva College

Morgan was the 22nd head college football coach for the Geneva College Golden Tornadoes[1] located in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and he held that position for missing seasons, from 1953 until 1962. His coaching record at Geneva was 46 wins, 35 losses, and 6 ties. As of completion of the 2007 season, this ranks him third at Geneva in total wins and 12th at Geneva in winning percentage (0.563).[2]

Findlay College

After coaching at Geneva, Morgan moved to Findlay College (now called University of Findlay) in Findlay, Ohio to coach there.[3] He was head coach at Findlay from 1963 until the completion of the 1974 season and accumulated a record of 55 wins, 58 losses, and 2 ties with appearances in the 1964 NAIA Playoffs and a victory in the 1967 Shrine Bowl.[4] While at Findlay, he coached future NFL players Odell Barry, Tony King, and Allen Smith.[5]

Political life

After retirement from college football, Morgan remained at Findlay as an instructor and also entered local politics to serve as a city council for Findlay.[6]


  1. ^ New York Times "Geneva Names Football Coach" May 16, 1953
  2. ^ Geneva College coaching records
  3. ^ New York Times "Morgan to Coach at Findlay" August 10, 1963
  4. ^ Findlay University Football Record Book
  5. ^ Database Football NFL Players who attended University of Findlay
  6. ^ Toledo Blade "Councilman-Elect Becomes Ill" November 7, 1975

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