Bill Bowes (American football)

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Bill Bowes
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born c. 1933
Blanchard, Pennsylvania[disambiguation needed]
Playing career
1962–1964 Penn State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1965 Penn State (assistant freshmen)
1966–1967 New Hampshire (OL)
1968–1971 Boston College (OL)
1972–1998 New Hampshire
Head coaching record
Overall 175–106–5
Tournaments 1–2 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
0–2 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4 Yankee (1975–1976, 1991, 1994)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 2016 (profile)

Bill Bowes (born c. 1933) is a former American football player and coach. He was the longest-tenured and all-time winningest head coach for the New Hampshire Wildcats football team.[1] He coached from 1972 through 1998. His teams won four Yankee Conference championships and two divisional championships.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs NCAA# TSN°
New Hampshire Wildcats (Yankee Conference) (1972–1996)
1972 New Hampshire 4–5 2–3 4th
1973 New Hampshire 4–5 2–3 4th
1974 New Hampshire 5–4 3–3 T–3rd
1975 New Hampshire 9–3 5–0 1st L NCAA Division II Semifinaldagger
1976 New Hampshire 8–3 4–1 1st L NCAA Division II Quarterfinal
1977 New Hampshire 8–2 3–2 3rd
1978 New Hampshire 6–4–1 1–3–1 5th
1979 New Hampshire 5–4–2 2–2–1 4th
1980 New Hampshire 6–4 2–3 4th
1981 New Hampshire 7–3 2–3 4th 10
1982 New Hampshire 4–6 1–4 6th
1983 New Hampshire 7–3 3–2 3rd 20
1984 New Hampshire 9–2 3–2 3rd 11
1985 New Hampshire 6–4 2–3 T–3rd
1986 New Hampshire 7–4 4–3 4th
1987 New Hampshire 7–3 4–3 4th
1988 New Hampshire 6–5 4–4 T–3rd 20
1989 New Hampshire 7–3 5–3 T–4th
1990 New Hampshire 7–3–1 5–3 T–2nd 19
1991 New Hampshire 9–3 7–1 T–1st L NCAA Division I-AA First Round 11
1992 New Hampshire 5–5–1 3–5 7th
1993 New Hampshire 6–5 4–4 4th (New England)
1994 New Hampshire 10–2 8–0 1st (New England) L NCAA Division I-AA First Round 12
1995 New Hampshire 6–5 4–4 3rd (New England)
1996 New Hampshire 8–3 6–2 1st (New England) 18
New Hampshire Wildcats (Atlantic 10 Conference) (1997–1998)
1997 New Hampshire 5–6 5–3 1st (New England)
1998 New Hampshire 4–7 3–5 T–3rd (New England)
New Hampshire: 175–106–5
Total: 175–106–5
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

daggerThe 1975 semifinal game was the Grantland Rice Bowl.

References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football Data Warehouse New Hampshire all time coaching records
  2. ^ College Football Data Warehouse Bill Bowes records by year

External links[edit]