William Muir (coach)

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William Muir
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Muir c. 1916 (left) and c. 1915 (right)
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1895-02-01)February 1, 1895
Brock, Nebraska
Died January 5, 1967(1967-01-05) (aged 71)
Howard County, Missouri
Alma mater University of Missouri
Playing career
1915–1916 Missouri
Position(s) Guard[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1923–1925 Northern Illinois
1923–1926 Northern Illinois
1924–1926 Northern Illinois
Head coaching record
Overall 12–9–2 (football)
24–6 (baseball)

William George Muir (February 1, 1895 – January 5, 1967) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach.[2][3][4] He served as the head football coach at Northern Illinois University from 1925 to 1925, compiling a record of 12–9–2. Muir was also the head basketball coach at Northern Illinois from 1923 to 1926 and the head baseball coach at the school from 1924 to 1926. He graduated from the University of Missouri and also attended coaching school at the University of Illinois. Prior to coming to Northern Illinois, he had taught and coached in Kansas, Texas, and in Decatur, Illinois.[5]


  1. ^ "Pageviewer". digital.library.umsystem.edu. Retrieved 2014-12-06. 
  2. ^ "William George Muir (1895 - 1967) - Find A Grave Memorial". findagrave.com. Retrieved 2014-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Person Details for William George Muir, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918" — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved 2014-12-02. 
  4. ^ The Decatur Daily Review, Monday, June 04, 1923, Decatur, Illinois, United States Of America
  5. ^ [1]

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