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George H. Sauer

Sport Football
Born December 11, 1910(1910-12-11)
Died February 5, 1994 (aged 83)
Career highlights
Overall 78-55-9
Coaching stats
College Football DataWarehouse
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1937-1941
1946-1947
1948-1949
1950-1955
New Hampshire
Kansas
Navy
Baylor

George H. Sauer (December 11, 1910(1910-12-11) – February 5, 1994) was the head football coach at the University of Kansas from 1946 to 1947. Although he only coached two years, he compiled a 15-3-2 (.786) record. He attended the University of Nebraska where he played halfback. He coached at the University of New Hampshire from 1937 to 1942. He is also a World War II veteran, having obtained the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He also coached at Navy, and Baylor. He went on to become Baylor's athletic director. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954. He was named general manager of the NFL New York Titans in 1961 and was director of player personnel from 1962 to 1969.

George Sauer was the father of American Football League All-League wide receiver George Sauer, Jr. of the New York Jets

Head Coaching Record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl Coaches# AP°
New Hampshire (Independent) (1937–1941)
1937 New Hampshire 7-1-0
1938 New Hampshire 3-6-0
1939 New Hampshire 3-5-0
1940 New Hampshire 5-3-0
1941 New Hampshire 4-3-1
New Hampshire: 22-18-1
1946 Kansas 7-2-1 1st
1947 Kansas 8-1-2 1st L Orange 12
Kansas: 15-3-3
1948 Navy 0-8-1
1949 Navy 3-5-1
Navy: 3-13-2
1950 Baylor 7-3-0
1951 Baylor 8-2-1 L Orange 9
1952 Baylor 4-4-2
1953 Baylor 7-3-0
1954 Baylor 7-4-0 L Gator 18
1955 Baylor 5-5-0
Baylor: 38-21-3
Total: 78-55-9
      National Championship         Conference Title         Conference Division Title
Indicates BCS bowl game. #Rankings from final Coaches Poll of the season.

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Henry Shenk |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|University of Kansas Head Football Coach
1943–1945 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
Jules V. Sikes |- |- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Oscar Hagberg |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|Navy Head Football Coach
1948–1949 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
Eddie Erdelatz |- |- style="text-align: center;" |- style="text-align:center;" |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"|Preceded by
Mike Holovak |width="40%" style="text-align: center;" rowspan="1"|New England Patriots General Mangaer
1969–1970 |width="30%" align="center" rowspan="1"| Succeeded by
Upton Bell |- Template:End box

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