Bill Clements (American football)

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Bill Clements
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1957–1959 Tulane
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1960 Tulane (assistant)
1962–1970 Holy Cross HS (LA) (DC)
1972–1973 Nicholls State (DC)
1974–1980 Nicholls State
Head coaching record
Overall 36–38–1
Accomplishments and honors
1 Gulf South (1975)

William Clements is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Nicholls State University from 1974 to 1980, compiling a record of 36–38–1.

Clements is an alumnus of Tulane University, where played college football from 1957 to 1959. He was an assistant coach at Tulane during the 1960 season. From 1962 to 1970, he was the defensive coordinator at Holy Cross High School in New Orleans. During the 1971 season, he was defensive coordinator for Nicholls State's club football team while it transitioned to varsity football. He continued on in that position in 1972 and 1973.[1][2][3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Nicholls State Colonels (Gulf South Conference) (1974–1978)
1974 Nicholls State 5–6 4–5 7th
1975 Nicholls State 8–2 7–2 1st
1976 Nicholls State 4–6–1 2–5–1 T–7th
1977 Nicholls State 4–7 3–5 T–7th
1978 Nicholls State 5–6 5–2 T–3rd
Nicholls State Colonels (NCAA Division II independent) (1979)
1979 Nicholls State 8–3
Nicholls State Colonels (NCAA Division I-AA independent) (1980)
1980 Nicholls State 2–9
Nicholls State: 36–38–1 21–19–1
Total: 36–38–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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