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)
Asbury Park, New Jersey
Playing career
1894–1897 Princeton
Position(s) Halfback, punter
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1898 Northwestern
Head coaching record
Overall 9–4–1

William Heath Bannard (March 6, 1875 – March 22, 1913)[1] 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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