W. H. Bannard

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W. H. Bannard
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1875-03-06)March 6, 1875
Plainfield, New Jersey
Died March 22, 1913(1913-03-22) (aged 38)[1]
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Playing career
1894–1897 Princeton
Position(s) Fullback, punter
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1898 Northwestern
Head coaching record
Overall 9–4–1

William Heath Bannard (March 6, 1875 – March 22, 1913) was an American football player and coach. He served as the fifth head football coach at Northwestern University, coaching one season in 1898 and compiling a record of 9–4–1. This ranks him 17th at Northwestern in total wins and second at Northwestern in winning percentage.[2] He died of Bright's disease in 1913.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northwestern Purple (Big Ten Conference) (1898)
1898 Northwestern 9–4–1 0–4 7th
Northwestern: 9–4–1 0–4
Total: 9–4–1


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