Bernie Moore

Bernie Moore

Bernie Moore
Sport(s) Football, basketball, track & field
Biographical details
Born (1895-04-30)April 30, 1895
Jonesborough, Tennessee
Died November 6, 1967(1967-11-06) (aged 72)
Winchester, Tennessee
Playing career
Football
1910s Carson–Newman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1926–1928 Mercer
1929–1934 LSU (assistant)
1935–1947 LSU
Basketball
1926–1928 Mercer
Track & field
1930–1947 LSU
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1948–1966 SEC (commissioner)
Head coaching record
Overall 95–51–9 (football)
24–11 (basketball)
Bowls 1–3–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
2 SEC (1935–1936)
Awards
Amos Alonzo Stagg Award (1966)
Corbett Award (1967)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1952 (profile)

Bernie H. Moore (April 30, 1895 – November 6, 1967) was an American college football, basketball, track and field coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Mercer University (1926–1928) and Louisiana State University (1935–1947). Moore was also the head basketball coach at Mercer (1926–1928) and the head track and field coach at LSU (1930–1947). He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1952.

Moore was the son of a Baptist minister and graduated from Carson–Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee.

In addition to two Southeastern Conference (SEC) championships in football won at LSU, his track and field teams won twelve SEC titles and the national championship in 1933. LSU's Bernie Moore Track Stadium is named in his honor.

After ending his tenure at LSU, the longest of any coach at the university to that point, Moore became SEC Commissioner in 1948. In 1967, he won the inaugural [[