Bill Yung

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Bill Yung
Biographical details
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1969–1971Grand Prairie HS (TX)
1972–1973Baylor (OL)
1974–1976Baylor (OC)
1977–1981West Texas State
Head coaching record
Overall33–66–2 (college)
Accomplishments and honors
2 MVC (1977, 1979)

Bill Yung (born 1934) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at West Texas State University—now West Texas A&M University—from 1977 to 1981 and at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) from 1982 to 1985, compiling a career college football record of 33–66–2.

Coaching career[edit]

After three seasons as head coach at Grand Prairie High School in Grand Prairie, Texas, Yung became an assistant under Grant Teaff at Baylor University. Prior to the 1974 season he was appointed to offensive coordinator. From 1977 to 1981, he served as the head football coach at West Texas A&M University. During that tenure, he compiled a 26–27–2 record.

From 1982 to 1985, he coached at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) with a record of 7–39. His overall college football coaching record was 33–66–2. His offensive coordinator at UTEP was Hal Mumme, a pioneer of the passing game. Mumme had also served as Yung's offensive backfield coach at West Texas.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
West Texas State Buffaloes (Missouri Valley Conference) (1977–1981)
1977 West Texas State 6–4–1 4–1 1st
1978 West Texas State 3–8 1–5 7th
1979 West Texas State 5–5–1 5–0 1st
1980 West Texas State 5–6 2–4 5th
1981 West Texas State 7–4 3–3 T–4th
West Texas A&M: 26–27–2 15–13
UTEP Miners (Western Athletic Conference) (1982–1985)
1982 UTEP 2–10 1–6 9th
1983 UTEP 2–10 0–8 9th
1984 UTEP 2–9 1–7 T–8th
1985 UTEP 1–10 1–7 9th
UTEP: 7–39 3–28
Total: 33–66–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

Coaching tree[edit]

Assistant coaches under Bill Yung who became NCAA head coaches: