Bill Smaltz

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Bill Smaltz
Biographical details
Born(1918-03-17)March 17, 1918
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
DiedSeptember 14, 2001(2001-09-14) (aged 83)
Raleigh, North Carolina
Playing career
1938–1941Penn State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1946Juniata (assistant)
1954–1970NC State (assistant)
Head coaching record

William Robert Smaltz Sr. (March 17, 1918 – September 14, 2001) was an American football player and coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania from 1947 to 1953, compiling a 32–17–2 record including an undefeated season in 1953.[2] As a collegiate athlete, he quarterbacked the Penn State Nittany Lions football squad for three seasons and earned a selection by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 1942 NFL Draft.[3]


  1. ^ "Bill Smaltz". Pro Football Archives. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "William Smaltz". Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  3. ^ "Philadelphia Eagles Draft". Pro-Football-Reference. Retrieved December 6, 2018.