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Former Utah Football Head Coach Chuck Stobart Passes Away At 88

Dec 2, 2022, 2:39 PM

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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.

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Former Utah Football Head Coach Chuck Stobart Passes Away At 88