Doug Barfield

Doug Barfield won 29 games in five seasons as head coach of the Auburn Tigers in the late 1970’s. He had just two winning seasons and never appeared in a bowl game as Auburn’s coach.

Doug Barfield coached the Auburn Tigers for five seasons from 1976-1980, registering just two winning seasons during that time. His best season came in 1979 when Auburn finished the season 8-3 overall, 4-2 in the SEC and No. 16 in the final Associated Press poll. Barfield left Auburn with a combined record of 29-25-1 and no bowl game appearances. After leaving Auburn he was an assistant at Mississippi State for one season and later went on to coach at a number of high schools in Alabama.

Coaching History Team Years
Running Backs/Wide Receivers Coach Mississippi St. Bulldogs 1981t
Head Coach Auburn Tigers 1976-1980
Offensive Coordinator Auburn Tigers 1974-1975
Assistant Coach Auburn Tigers 1972-1973
Offensive Coordinator Clemson Tigers 1970-1971

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