Ernest E. Bearg was an American football and basketball coach. He served as the head football coach at Washburn University from 1918 to 1919 and again from 1929 to 1935. He coached the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1925 to 1928, compiling a career college football record of 69-40-7.
Bearg also spent one year as Nebraska’s men’s basketball coach (1925-1926) and posted an 8-10 mark. Before coming to Nebraska, he also served as an assistant coach at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.