Andy Moore (American football)

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Scrappy Moore
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Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1902-09-25)September 25, 1902
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Died May 3, 1971(1971-05-03) (aged 68)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Playing career
1923–1925 Georgia
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1927–1930 Chattanooga (assistant)
1931–1967 Chattanooga
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1931–1970 Chattanooga
Head coaching record
Overall 171–148–13
Accomplishments and honors
3 Dixie Conference (1931, 1940–1941)
AFCA College Division Coach of the Year (1967)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1980 (profile)

Andrew Cecil "Scrappy" Moore Jr. (September 25, 1902 – May 3, 1971) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Chattanooga, now the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, from 1931 to 1967, compiling a record of 171–148–13. He had the longest tenure and the most successful record of any coach at Chattanooga. Moore played football as a quarterback at the University of Georgia. Moore's nickname "Scrappy" is currently used as the name of the mascot of UTC. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1980.