Carl DePasqua

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Carl DePasqua
Biographical details
Born (1927-10-28) October 28, 1927 (age 91)
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958–1965Pittsburgh (DB)
1968Pittsburgh Steelers (assistant)
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
1 NAIA National (1966)

Carl A. DePasqua (born October 28, 1927) is a former American football player and coach. DePasqua was an assistant coach at The University of Pittsburgh under head coach John Michelosen. He later served as the head football coach at Waynesburg University from 1966 to 1967 and at the University of Pittsburgh from 1969 to 1972, compiling a career college football record of 32–30. His Waynesburg Yellow Jackets won the NAIA Football National Championship in 1966.

Coaching career[edit]

DePasqua was an assistant coach at the University of Pittsburgh from 1958 until the firing of head coach John Michelosen after the 1965 season. DePasqua was the head football coach at the Waynesburg University in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania. He held that position for the 1966 and 1967 seasons. His coaching record at Waynesburg was 19–1.[1] In 1968, DePasqua served as an assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL) for the Pittsburgh Steelers before returning to the University of Pittsburgh as head football coach in 1969. His Panther teams did turn in convincing wins against powerhouse teams such as West Virginia and Syracuse and posted a competitive season in 1970. His record at Pittsburgh was 13–29, with a winning percentage of .310.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Waynesburg Yellow Jackets (West Penn Conference) (1966–1967)
1966 Waynesburg 11–0 W NAIA Championship
1967 Waynesburg 8–1
Waynesburg: 19–1
Pittsburgh Panthers (NCAA University Division independent) (1969–1972)
1969 Pittsburgh 4–6
1970 Pittsburgh 5–5
1971 Pittsburgh 3–8
1972 Pittsburgh 1–10
Pittsburgh: 13–29
Total: 32–30
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. ^ "Waynesberg College Football Media Guide". Sidearm DMG. p. 79. Retrieved February 14, 2011.
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "All-Time Coaching Records: Carl A. DePasqua Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 15, 2011.