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Clarence "Biggie" Munn

Date of birth
Sep 11, 1908

Date of death
Mar 18, 1975 (age 66)

Ht: 5'11" Wt: 215 lbs.

Birthplace
Grow Township, MN

Hometown
Andover, MN

College
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

High school
Andover

Summary
Clarence Lester "Biggie" Munn (September 11, 1908-March 18, 1975) was a college football player and coach. He is most notable for coaching at Michigan State College, which later became Michigan State University (MSU), from 1947-1953. He retired from coaching with a career winning percentage of .797 (58-14-2) (.846 at Michigan State, or 54-9-2) to assume duties as MSU's athletic...
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Awards

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (AP)
Michigan State Spartans Football
1952

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (USA Today Coach's Poll)
Michigan State Spartans Football
1952

Trivia
  • Served as Michigan State's Athletic Director (not Director of Football Operations) from 1954 to 1971.

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No. 11 Spartans Travel to Northwestern in Regular-Season Finale
Before heading to the Big Ten Championship game Dec. 3, No. 11 Michigan State (9-2, 6-1) travels to Northwestern (6-5, 3-4) for the regular-season finale Saturday at noon in Evanston, Ill. The game will be televised on BTN. |
Michigan State University Athletics Department, Nov 25, 2011
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No. 12 Spartans Host Indiana on Senior Day
No. 12 Michigan State (8-2, 5-1 Big Ten) hosts Indiana (1-9, 0-6) Saturday at noon in Spartan Stadium for Senior Day. The game will be televised on BTN. | Twitter Updates | Gameday Central | Listen Live (SpartanSportsNetwork.com) | Gametracker | Live Stats...
Michigan State University Athletics Department, Nov 18, 2011
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No. 13 Spartans Travel To Iowa Looking To Stay Atop Legends Division
First place in the Big Ten Legends Division is on the line Saturday when No. 13 Michigan State (7-2, 4-1) faces Iowa (6-3, 3-2) at noon in Kinnick Stadium. The game will be televised on ESPN2. | Twitter Updates | Listen Live (Spartan Sports Network) |
Michigan State University Athletics Department, Nov 10, 2011
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Washington Rose Above Adversity to Become Hall of Famer
Growing up in Texas, all Gene Washington wanted was a chance to do something special with his life, which was deemed anything but by much of the society around him.
Michigan State University Athletics Department, Oct 21, 2011
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A Legacy To Honor
On Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, Devine will be further immortalized in Notre Dame football lore with the unveiling of his sculpture at Gate A -- Dan Devine Gate -- outside Notre Dame Stadium.
University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, Oct 06, 2011
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Memorable Football Season Openers
After a winter, spring and summer's worth of absence making the heart grow fonder for football, the season opener is a once-a-year event that generates its own energy field. It's Christmas, New Year's, the Fourth of July and sometimes Labor Day all wrapped...
Michigan State University Athletics Department, Sep 01, 2011
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Mark Dantonio Weekly Press Conference Coverage
Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio held his first weekly press conference of the 2011 season Tuesday inside the Spartan Club at Spartan Stadium. The No. 17/17 Spartans open up the 2011 season Friday night against Youngstown State.
Michigan State University Athletics Department, Aug 30, 2011
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Upon Further Review: Illinois
Not since Hall of Fame Coach Duffy Daugherty roamed the sidelines in East Lansing had the Spartans won their first seven games to start a season. But when current head coach Mark Dantonio made his way to the Spartan Stadium field during the fourth quarter of...
Michigan State University Athletics Department, Oct 17, 2010
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by thesemers Aug 31, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Clarence "Biggie" Munn
Edited the personal notes for Clarence "Biggie" Munn.
  • Added trivia: "Served as Michigan State's Athletic Director (not Director of Football Operations) from 1954 to 1971."
by maddog48 Jul 05, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Clarence "Biggie" Munn
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1954 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1955 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1956 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1957 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1958 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1959 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1960 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1961 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1962 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1963 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1964 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1965 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1966 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1967 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1968 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1969 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1970 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
Removed Clarence "Biggie" Munn from the 1971 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Role was Director of Football Operations.
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by maddog48 Jul 05, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Clarence "Biggie" Munn
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1955 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1956 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1957 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1958 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1959 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1960 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1961 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1962 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1963 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1964 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1965 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1966 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1967 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1968 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1969 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1970 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1971 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
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by Caesar Berardi Apr 20, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Clarence "Biggie" Munn
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1954 Michigan State Spartans Football team roster.
  • Set role to Director of Football Operations.
by Caesar Berardi Apr 20, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Clarence "Biggie" Munn
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1939 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1940 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1941 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1942 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1943 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1944 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1945 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1935 Albright Lions Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1936 Albright Lions Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
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by Caesar Berardi Apr 20, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Clarence "Biggie" Munn
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1938 Michigan Wolverines Football team roster.
  • Set role to Assistant Coach.
by Caesar Berardi Apr 20, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Clarence "Biggie" Munn
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1929 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Guard.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1930 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Guard.
Added Clarence "Biggie" Munn to the 1931 Minnesota Golden Gophers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Guard.
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by Caesar Berardi Apr 07, 2010
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