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Jack Scott (American football)

Jack Scott
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1947–1950 Graceland University
Position(s) Running back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Eastern New Mexico
Head coaching record
Overall 94–52–5

Jack Scott was a college football and basketball coach in the United States. His overall college coaching record is 94–52–5.

Coaching career

Scott began his coaching career at the high school level at Willow Lake, South Dakota. His high school teams had a two-year 18–1–1 record in football and a 52–30 record in basketball.[1]


From 1961–1969 he was head football coach at Westmar College in Le Mars, Iowa where he compiled a 60–17–3 record. His 1968 team was undefeated. He won five consecutive conference championships and remains the winningest football coach in Westmar history.[1] The Iowa United Methodist Foundation maintains a scholarship in his name to this day.[2]

Eastern New Mexico

Scott was the ninth head football coach for Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, New Mexico and he held that position for eight seasons, from 1970 until 1977. His overall coaching record at Eastern NMU was 40 wins, 41 losses, and 2 ties. As of completion of the 2006 season, this ranks him fifth at Eastern NMU in terms of total wins and eighth at Eastern NMU in terms of winning percentage.[3] In 2008, he was one of several honorees awarded "The Distinguished Faculty Emeriti" award by The Friends of Eastern Foundation.[4]


  1. ^ a b Graceland University Athletic Hall of Fame Jack Scott
  2. ^ Iowa United Methodist Foundation Westmar Trust Scholarships
  3. ^ Eastern New Mexico Athletics Football Media Guide
  4. ^ Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
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