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Gene Corum

Gene Corum
Corum pictured in The Monticola 1963, West Virginia yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1921-05-29)May 29, 1921
Huntington, West Virginia
Died January 2, 2010(2010-01-02) (aged 88)
Frederick, Maryland
Playing career
1941–1942 West Virginia
1946–1947 West Virginia
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1948–1949 Point Marion HS (PA)
1950–1959 West Virginia (assistant)
1960–1965 West Virginia
Head coaching record
Overall 29–30–2 (college)
Bowls 0–1
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
2 SoCon (1964–1965)

Gene Corum (May 29, 1921 – January 2, 2010) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at West Virginia University from 1960 to 1965, compiling a record of 29–30–2. Corum played college football as a guard at West Virginia in the 1940s and graduated in 1948. He was inducted into the West Virginia University Sports Hall of Fame in 1984.

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
West Virginia Mountaineers (Southern Conference) (1960–1965)
1960 West Virginia 0–8–2 0–2–1 9th
1961 West Virginia 4–6 2–1 4th
1962 West Virginia 8–2 4–0 2nd
1963 West Virginia 4–6 3–1 2nd
1964 West Virginia 7–4 5–0 1st L Liberty
1965 West Virginia 6–4 4–0 1st
West Virginia: 29–30–2 18–4–1
Total: 29–30–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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