Tom Kingsford

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Tom Kingsford
Biographical details
Born(1928-09-27)September 27, 1928
Missoula, Montana, U.S.
DiedOctober 29, 2005(2005-10-29) (aged 77)
Peoria, Arizona, U.S.
Playing career
1947–1950 Montana
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1956–1964 Polson HS (MT)
1965–1966 Montana (assistant)
1967–1977 Southern Utah
Head coaching record
Overall51–51 (college)
Accomplishments and honors
1 RMAC Mountain Division (1970)

Thomas Roland Kingsford (September 27, 1928 – October 29, 2005) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Southern Utah University from 1967 to 1977, compiling a record of 51–51. [1] An accomplished quarterback at the University of Montana, Kingsford was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1951 NFL Draft but had his playing career put on hold to serve in the Korean War. [2]


Head coaching record


Southern Utah Thunderbirds (NAIA independent)(1967–1968)
1967 Southern Utah3–6
1968 Southern Utah3–6
Southern Utah Thunderbirds (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)(1969–1977)
1969 Southern Utah4–52–34th (Mountain)
1970 Southern Utah6–35–1T–1st (Mountain)
1971 Southern Utah5–53–3T–3rd (Mountain)
1972 Southern Utah6–34–2T–2nd
1973 Southern Utah5–44–2T–2nd
1974 Southern Utah3–63–3T–2nd
1975 Southern Utah3–61–67th
1976 Southern Utah5–54–54th
1977 Southern Utah8–27–23rd
Southern Utah:51–5133–27
      National championship        Conference title        Conference division title or championship game berth

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  1. "Thomas Kingsford". Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  2. "Tom Kingsford". Pro Football Archives. Retrieved December 6, 2018.