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                    *** McNeese State University Directory ***
 
                            From The Sports Network
 
 Location:          Lake Charles, Louisiana
 Total Enrollment:  8,900
 Founded:           1939
 Nickname:          Cowboys
 Colors:            Blue and Gold
 Conference:        Southland
 Stadium:           Cowboy Stadium (17,610)
 Surface:           Artificial, GeoMax2
 Mascot:            Rowdy Cowboy
 
 President:         Dr. Philip C. Williams
 Athletic Director: Bruce Hemphill
 Head Coach:        Matt Viator
 
                       Coaching and Team History
                       -------------------------
 
 Year   Coach                         Overall Playoff Games
 ----   -----                         ------- -------------
 1940   Wayne Cusic                    1-  4
 1941   no team
 1942   no team
 1943   no team
 1944   no team
 1945   Wayne Cusic                    3-  4
 1946   A.I. Ratcliff                  8-  3  Tung (L) Pearl River JC, 12-6
 1947   A.I. Ratcliff                  8-2-1  Cajun (T) Arkansas A&M, 0-0
 1948   A.I. Ratcliff                  8-  3
 1949   A.I. Ratcliff                  4-  7
 1950   A.I. Ratcliff                  5-  5
 1951   A.I. Ratcliff                  5-4-1  Cosmopolitan (W) La. College,
 13-6
 1952   A.I. Ratcliff                  7-  3
 1953   A.I. Ratcliff                  3-  7
 1954   A.I. Ratcliff                  2-  8
 1955   John Gregory                   7-1-1
 1956   John Gregory                   3-  7
 1957   Les DeVall                     8-  2
 1958   Les DeVall                     5-  5
 1959   Les DeVall                     6-  3
 1960   Les DeVall                     7-  3
 1961   Les DeVall                     7-  2
 1962   Les DeVall                     6-2-1  Golden Isles (W) Howard, 21-14
 1963   Les DeVall                     8-  0
 1964   Les DeVall                     6-  3
 1965   Les DeVall                     5-  4
 1966   Jim Clark                      4-  6
 1967   Jim Clark                      5-  6
 1968   Jim Clark                      9-1-1
 1969   Jim Clark                      8-  3
 1970   Jack Doland                    5-  6
 1971   Jack Doland                    9-1-1  Rice (L) Tennessee St, 26-23
 1972   Jack Doland                    8-  3
 1973   Jack Doland                    7-  3
 1974   Jack Doland                    6-4-1
 1975   Jack Doland                    7-  4
 1976   Jack Doland                   10-  2  Independence (W) Tulsa, 20-16
 1977   Jack Doland                    5-5-1
 1978   Jack Doland                    7-  4
 1979   Ernie Diplechin               11-  1  Independence (L) Syracuse, 31-7
 1980   Ernie Diplechin               10-  2  Independence(L)Southern
 Miss,16-14
 1981   Ernie Diplechin                7-3-1
 1982   Hubert Boales                  4-6-1
 1983   John McCann                    6-  5
 1984   John McCann                    7-3-1
 1985   John McCann                    6-3-2
 1986   John McCann                    2-  9
 1987   Sonny Jackson                  2-  9
 1988   Sonny Jackson                  6-  5
 1989   Sonny Jackson                  5-  6
 1990   Bobby Keasler                  5-  6
 1991   Bobby Keasler                  6-4-2  0-1
 1992   Bobby Keasler                  9-  4  1-1
 1993   Bobby Keasler                 10-  3  1-1
 1994   Bobby Keasler                 10-  3  1-1
 1995   Bobby Keasler                 12-  1  2-1
 1996   Bobby Keasler                  3-  8
 1997   Bobby Keasler                 13-  2  3-1
 1998   Bobby Keasler                  9-  3  0-1
 1999   Kirby Bruchhaus                6-  5
 2000   Tommy Tate                     8-  4  0-1
 2001   Tommy Tate                     8-  4  0-1
 2002   Tommy Tate                    12-  2  3-1
 2003   Tommy Tate                    10-  2  0-1
 2004   Tommy Tate                     4-  7
 2005   Tommy Tate                     5-  4  0-1
 2006   Tommy Tate                     7-  5  0-1
 2007   Matt Viator                   11-  1  0-1
 2008   Matt Viator                    7-  5
 2009   Matt Viator                    9-  3  0-1
 2010   Matt Viator                    6-  5
 2011   Matt Viator                    6-  5
 2012   Matt Viator                    7-  4
 2013   Matt Viator                   10-  2  0-1
 
 Overall Record:    464-279-13  (.622)        FCS Playoff Record: 11-16
 
                        McNeese Coaching Records
                        ------------------------
 
 Years     Name              # of Years      Won   Lost    Tie   Pct.
 -----     ----              ----------      ---   ----    ---   ----
 1940-45   Wayne Cusic           2             4      8      0   .333
 1946-54   A.I. Ratcliff         9            50     42      2   .543
 1955-56   John Gregory          2            10      7      1   .584
 1957-65   Les DeVall            9            58     24      1   .705
 1966-69   Jim Clark             4            17     22      0   .436
 1970-78   Jack Doland           9            64     32      3   .662
 1979-81   Ernie Duplechin       3            28      6      1   .815
 1982      Hubert Boales         1             4      6      1   .410
 1983-86   John McCann           4            21     20      2   .512
 1987-89   Sonny Jackson         3            13     20      0   .394
 1990-98   Bobby Keasler         9            78     34      2   .693
 1999      Kirby Bruchaus        1             6      5      0   .546
 2000-06   Tommy Tate            7            55     28      0   .663
 2007-     Matt Viator           7            56     25      0   .691
 
 
 
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