Dave Clawson: Coaching Record, Career, Age

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Wake Forest head coach Dave Clawson raises his hands after a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Duke in Durham, N.C., Saturday, Nov. 26, 2022. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown)
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BetMGM Staff @BETMGM Apr 19, 2023, 8:08 PM

Dave Clawson has been a head coach at four different college football programs: Fordham, Richmond, Bowling Green, and Wake Forest.

Dave Clawson Coaching Record

Clawson is 149-132 as an FCS and FBS head coach, including his current 59-53 record at Wake Forest.

  • 1999 – Fordham – 0-11 (0-6, Patriot League)
  • 2000 – Fordham – 3-8 (1-5)
  • 2001 – Fordham – 7-4 (5-2)
  • 2002 – Fordham – 10-3 (6-1)
  • 2003 – Fordham – 9-3 (4-3)
  • 2004 – Richmond – 3-8 (1-7, A-10)
  • 2005 – Richmond – 9-4 (7-1) – Lost in Division 1-AA Quarterfinal
  • 2006 – Richmond – 6-5 (3-5)
  • 2007 – Richmond – 11-3 (7-1, CAA)
  • 2009 – Bowling Green – 7-6 (6-2, MAC)
  • 2010 – Bowling Green – 2-10 (1-7)
  • 2011 – Bowling Green – 5-7 (3-5)
  • 2012 – Bowling Green – 8-5 (6-2)
  • 2013 – Bowling Green – 10-3 (7-1)
  • 2014 – Wake Forest – 3-9 (1-7, ACC)
  • 2015 – Wake Forest – 3-9 (1-7)
  • 2016 – Wake Forest – 7-6 (3-5)
  • 2017 – Wake Forest – 8-5 (4-4)
  • 2018 – Wake Forest – 7-6 (3-5)
  • 2019 – Wake Forest – 8-5 (4-4)
  • 2020 – Wake Forest – 4-5 (3-4)
  • 2021 – Wake Forest – 11-3 (7-1)
  • 2022 – Wake Forest – 8-5 (3-5)

Dave Clawson Career

Clawson began his coaching career as a grad assistant at the University of Albany in 1989.

  • 1989-1990 – Albany – Graduate Assistant
  • 1991 – Buffalo – Defensive Backs
  • 1992 – Buffalo – Quarterbacks/Running Backs
  • 1993 – Lehigh – Running Backs
  • 1994-1995 – Lehigh – Offensive Coordinator
  • 1996-1998 – Villanova – Offensive Coordinator
  • 1999-2003 – Fordham – Head Coach
  • 2004-2007 – Richmond – Head Coach
  • 2008 – Tennessee – Offensive Coordinator
  • 2009-2013 – Bowling Green – Head Coach
  • 2014-present – Wake Forest – Head Coach

Did Dave Clawson Play College Football?

Clawson played defensive back for Williams College from 1985-88.

Dave Clawson’s Age

Dave Clawson was born in Youngstown, New York, on August 16, 1967. He is 55 years old.

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