UTAH UTES

Former Utah Football Head Coach Chuck Stobart Passes Away At 88

Dec 2, 2022, 2:39 PM
former-utah-head-coach-cuck-stobart...
Chuck Stobart, Head Coach for the Memphis State Tigers instructs his team during the NCAA Independent Year college football game against the University of Tennessee Volunteers on 12th November 1994 at the Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Notre Dame won the game 24 - 13.

SALT LAKE CITY – Former University of Utah head football coach and longtime college assistant Chuck Stobart passed away on November 29 at 88 years old.

Stobart, who’s coaching career began in 1965, had stints with 11 different schools during his career.

Hired in December 1981 to replace Wayne Howard, Stobart spent three seasons in Salt Lake. After three seasons and a 16-17-1 record, Utah and Stobart parted ways, allowing him to pursue other opportunities.

Stobart’s football career began in 1956 when he played three seasons at quarterback for Ohio University. Stobart graduated in 1958.

In 1965, Stobart was hired as the backfield coach at Marshall University before moving on to the same position at Cincinnati the next season.

One year at Cincinnati gave way to a two year stint at Miami (Ohio) before he took a job coaching the backfield at the University of Michigan.

After seven seasons in Ann Arbor, Stobart took his first head coaching job, leading Toledo from 1977-1981. Stobart finished 24-31-1 in five season with Toledo. He was named MAC Coach of the Year in 1979 and 1981. Toledo won the MAC championship in his final season.

Three Utah athletes, Carl Monroe, Andy Parker and Mark Stevens spent time in the NFL after playing under Stobart.

After his three seasons at Utah, Stobart spent time as the offensive coordinator at Pittsburgh, Arizona and USC. After two years with the Trojans, Stobart got another head coaching opportunity, this time with the Memphis Tigers.

Stobart provided stability for a program in upheaval while they waited on an NCAA decision regarding rules violations that occurred before Stobart arrived. In six seasons with Memphis, Stobart went 29-36-1. the Tigers went 6-5 in each of Stobart’s final three seasons.

After leaving Memphis, Stobart was named as the wide receivers coach for Ohio State. He spent five seasons in that position before being promoted to offensive coordinator prior to the 2000 season. Stobart retired after one year as the Buckeyes offensive coordinator.

Stobart finished with a 70-83-3 overall record as a head coach.

  • Utah Utes Scoreboard

  • Utah Utes Team Leaders

  • Utah Utes Standings

Utah Utes

Alissa-Pili-Goes-Against-Old-Team-USC-At-Huntsman-Center...
Michelle Bodkin

Alissa Pili Earns Pac-12 Player Of The Week For Utah Women’s Basketball

Alissa Pili was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week for the Utes this week after making several postseason award lists last week.
22 hours ago
Cam Rising - Dalton Kincaid - Utah Utes - Colorado Buffaloes...
Michelle Bodkin

Cam Mellor Shares Some Thoughts On Utah Football NFL Hopefuls

Cam Mellor joined DJ & PK to discuss some thoughts on Utah football NFL hopefuls Dalton Kincaid and Tavion Thomas.
22 hours ago
Maile-OKeefe-Gets-Perfect-10-On-Beam-Against-UCLA...
Michelle Bodkin

Utes Bulletin: Things Happening In Utah Athletics (Week Of 2/6/23)

Several of the smaller sports are having success, so we thought a one-stop-shop for Utah info might be helpful with the Utes Bulletin.
22 hours ago
BYU Football, Kalani Sitake, Kyle Whittingham...
Mitch Harper

Kalani Sitake Shares Why Former Utah Coaches Fill His BYU Staff

With the new defensive staff additions, BYU has a lot of former Utah coaches on their staff.
22 hours ago
Jaxon-Brenchley-At-The-Huntsman-Center-Against-The-Cal-Golden-Bears...
Michelle Bodkin

Runnin’ Utes Get Back On Track Against Cal With Teamwork

The Runnin' Utes got back on track Sunday evening against Cal in the Huntsman Center with some good teamwork to ease the loss of Gabe Madsen.
2 days ago
Alissa-Pili-Utah-Utes-Womens-Basketball...
Kyle Ireland

Alissa Pili Powers Utah Women’s Basketball To Win Over Oregon

Alissa Pili powered the Utah women's basketball team to a road victory in conference play against the Oregon Ducks.
2 days ago

Sponsored Articles

High angle view of the beautiful Rose Bowl Stadium...
KSL Digital Sales

How to Prepare for the 2023 Rose Bowl

Everything you need to know to plan your 2023 Rose Bowl trip in Pasadena, California. This year, the Utes will face Penn State.
Jordan-Clarkson-Utah-Jazz...
KSL Digital Sales

Notable Moments From The Utah Jazz Season… So Far

At the beginning of the season, the Utah Jazz were second to last. Now they rank in the top 10 teams in the Western Conference.
Football soccer ball on grass field on stadium...
KSL Digital Sales

Everything You Need to Know to Watch the 2022 World Cup

Find out where and when to watch the upcoming games and final match for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, including where to find live updates.
ksl sports logos...
KSL Sports

KSL Sports Newsletter: Sign Up Now

Sign up today for the KSL Sports newsletter. Get the latest Utah sports news delivered to your inbox.
jimmy-buffett-tour-art...
KSL Sports

Win Tickets Wednesday: Jimmy Buffett

Get your Hawaiian shirts ready.
Iron Maiden tour...
KSL Sports

Win Tickets Wednesday: Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden returns to Utah in 2022 with The Legacy of the Beast tour.
Former Utah Football Head Coach Chuck Stobart Passes Away At 88