|Born||April 11, 1928|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1955−1963||Greenhills HS (OH)|
|1970–1976||Ohio State (assistant)|
|1982–1983||Houston Oilers (DL)|
|1984||Oklahoma Outlaws (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Ralph Staub (born April 11, 1928) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Cincinnati from 1977 to 1980, compiling a record of 14–28–2.
|Cincinnati Bearcats (NCAA Division I/I-A independent)(1977–1980)|
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