Bill Adams (American football coach)

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Bill Adams
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1935–1936 Arkansas State
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1938 Walnut Ridge HS (AR) (assistant)
1939–1941 Arkansas State
Head coaching record
Overall 5–14–2

Bill Adams was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Arkansas State College—now known as Arkansas State University—from 1939 to 1941, compiling a record of 5–14–2. Adams attended Arkansas State, where he played college football as a quarterback from 1935 to 1936. He was an assistant football coach at Walnut Ridge High School in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas prior to be hired as the head football coach at his alma mater in May 1939.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arkansas State Indians (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference) (1939–1941)
1939 Arkansas State 4–3
1940 Arkansas State 1–4–2
1941 Arkansas State 0–7
Arkansas State: 5–14–2
Total: 5–14–2