|Born||January 14, 1929|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1953||Ashland HS (NE)|
|1954–1956||Tekamah HS (NE)|
|1958||Colorado State (backs)|
|1963–1965||North Dakota State|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|1963–1966||North Dakota State|
|Head coaching record|
|Overall||200–81–4 (college football)|
5–1 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
4–3 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 NCAA College Division (1965)
1 NCAA Division II (1978)
3 RMAC (1960–1962)
2 NCC (1964–1965)
1 IIAC (1969)
4 AMCU (1980–1982, 1984)
2 Gateway Collegiate (1985, 1987)
| College Football Hall of Fame |
Inducted in 2000 (profile)
Darrell "Dr. Victory" Mudra (born January 14, 1929) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Adams State College (1959–1962), North Dakota State University (1963–1965), the University of Arizona (1967–1968), Western Illinois University (1969–1973), Florida State University (1974–1975), Eastern Illinois University (1978–1982), and the University of Northern Iowa (1983–1987), compiling a career college football record of 200–81–4. Murdra was also the head coach of the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League (CFL) for one season in 1966. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2000.
Mudra played as a fullback at Peru State College and graduated from there in 1951.
In 1952, Mudra was hired as an assistant basketball coach at the University of Omaha—now known at the University of Nebraska Omaha—where he was also pursuing a master's degree in English.
Mudra had an unorthodox coaching style. Throughout his days as a head coach, Mudra worked from the press box while a game was being played rather the sideline as most head coaches do.
|Adams State Indians (Rocky Mountain Conference)(1959–1962)|
|1962||Adams State||9–1||4–0||1st||W Mineral Water|
|North Dakota State Bison (North Central Conference)(1963–1965)|
|1963||North Dakota State||3–5||3–3||4th|
|1964||North Dakota State||10–1||5–1||T–1st||W Mineral Water|
|1965||North Dakota State||11–0||6–0||1st||W Pecan|
|North Dakota State:||24–6||14–4|
|Arizona Wildcats (Western Athletic Conference)(1967–1968)|
|Western Illinois Leathernecks (Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference)(1969)|
|Western Illinois Leathernecks (NCAA College Division / Division II independent)(1970–1973)|
|Florida State Seminoles (NCAA Division I independent)(1974–1975)|
|Eastern Illinois Panthers (Association of Mid-Continent Universities)(1978–1982)|
|1978||Eastern Illinois||12–2||3–2||3rd||W NCAA Division II Championship|
|1980||Eastern Illinois||11–3||4–0||1st||L NCAA Division II Championship|
|1982||Eastern Illinois||11–1–1||2–0–1||T–1st||L NCAA Division I-AA Quarterfinal|
|Northern Iowa Panthers (Association of Mid-Continent Universities)(1983–1984)|
|Northern Iowa Panthers (Gateway Football Conference)(1985–1987)|
|1985||Northern Iowa||11–2||5–0||1st||L NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal|
|1987||Northern Iowa||10–4||6–0||1st||L NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title or championship game berth|
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