Dennis Wagner

Last updated
Dennis Wagner
Current position
Title Head coach (football)
Team Briar Cliff
Conference GPAC
Record11–22
Biographical details
Born (1958-03-09) March 9, 1958 (age 62)
Waverly, Iowa
Playing career
Football
1976 Drake
1977 Ellsworth CC
1978–1979 Utah
Position(s) Center, guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1980 Luther (OL)
1981–1982 UNLV (TE/OT)
1983 William Penn (OL)
1984 UNLV (DL/AS&C)
1985–1988 St. Cloud State (OC/S&C)
1989–1996 Wayne State (NE)
1997–2003 Fresno State (AHC/OL)
2004–2007 Nebraska (OL)
2008–2011 Western Carolina
2012–2016 Liberty (assoc. HC / OL)
2017–present Briar Cliff
Track and field
1983 William Penn
Head coaching record
Overall63–95–1 (football)

Dennis Wagner (born March 9, 1958) [1] is an American football coach. He is the head football coach at Briar Cliff University. Wagner served as the head football at Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska from 1989 to 1996 and at Western Carolina University from 2008 to 2011. He took over as the twelfth head coach of the Western Carolina Catamounts football program on December 31, 2007 and resigned on November 13, 2011. [2] [3]

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Playing career

Wagner begin his collegiate playing days in 1976 at Drake University, then transferred to Ellsworth Community College in Iowa Falls, Iowa, where he became a JUCO All-American and team captain. Wagner completed his playing career at the University of Utah, and was selected team captain his senior season. He earned All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) honors and an honorable-mention All-America honor as an offensive guard. [4]

Head coaching record

Football

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Wayne State Wildcats (Central States Intercollegiate Conference)(1989)
1989 Wayne State4–70–34th
Wayne State Wildcats (NCAA Division II independent)(1990–1996)
1990 Wayne State7–4
1991 Wayne State3–7
1992 Wayne State5–4–1
1993 Wayne State9–1
1994 Wayne State7–3
1995 Wayne State6–4
1996 Wayne State3–7
Wayne State:44–37–10–3
Western Carolina Catamounts (Southern Conference)(2008–2011)
2008 Western Carolina 3–91–78th
2009 Western Carolina 2–91–79th
2010 Western Carolina 2–91–79th
2011 Western Carolina 1–90–79th
Western Carolina:8–362–14
Briar Cliff Chargers (Great Plains Athletic Conference)(2017–present)
2017 Briar Cliff0–110–89th
2018 Briar Cliff6–54–56th
2019 Briar Cliff5–64–5T–5th
Briar Cliff:11–228–18
Total:63–95–1

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References

  1. "Bio: Dennis Wagner". Catamount Sports. Archived from the original on October 2, 2008. Retrieved October 17, 2008.
  2. "Western Carolina names Dennis Wagner head football coach". Western Carolina University. December 31, 2007. Archived from the original on February 13, 2012. Retrieved October 17, 2008.
  3. Lang, Chris (January 6, 2012). "Gill announces new coaching staff at LU". Nelson County Times. Retrieved January 22, 2012.
  4. "2008 WCU Media Guide". WCU. 2008.