William Nicolai

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William Nicolai
Sport(s) College football
Biographical details
Born (1890-05-15)May 15, 1890
Union Hill, New Jersey
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1914–1916 Temple
Head coaching record
Overall 9-5-3

William Alvin Nicolai (born May 15, 1890) was the seventh head college football coach for the Temple University Owls[1] located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, a position he held for three seasons, from 1914 until 1916. His overall coaching record at Temple was 9 wins, 5 losses and 3 ties. As of completion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 13th at Temple in terms of total wins and third in terms of winning percentage. [2] In his final season at Temple, his team played six games and conceded only 14 points in the entire season.[3]

Nicolai also served as a professor at Temple University.[4]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Temple Owls (Independent) (1914–1916)
1914 Temple 3-3-0
1915 Temple 3-1-1
1916 Temple 3-1-2
Temple: 9-5-3
Total: 9-5-3
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.