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Bill Saunders

Bill Saunders
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1917–1918 Navy
Position(s) Lineman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1923–1927 Colorado Agricultural (line)
1928–1931 Colorado State Teachers
1932–1934 Colorado
1936–1938 Denver
Head coaching record
Overall 44–28–8
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
1 RMAC (1934)

William H. "Navy Bill" Saunders was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Colorado State Teachers College—now the University of Northern Colorado—from 1928 to 1931, at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1932 to 1934, and at the University of Denver from 1936 to 1938, compiling a career college football record of 44–28–8. Saunders played football as a lineman at the United States Naval Academy and was later a line coach at the Agricultural College of Colorado, now Colorado State University.[1]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado State Teachers (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1928–1931)
1928 Colorado State Teachers 4–4 3–4 8th
1929 Colorado State Teachers 4–3 3–2 6th
1930 Colorado State Teachers 2–2–3 2–2–3 T–5th
1931 Colorado State Teachers 2–4–1 2–4–1 9th
Colorado State Teachers: 12–13–4 10–12–1
Colorado Buffaloes (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1932–1934)
1932 Colorado 2–4 2–4 8th
1933 Colorado 7–2 5–2 4th
1934 Colorado 6–1–2 6–1 T–1st
Colorado: 15–7–2 13–7
Denver Pioneers (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1936–1937)
1936 Denver 7–1–1 6–1–1 2nd
1937 Denver 6–3 5–2 T–3rd
Denver Pioneers (Mountain States Conference) (1938)
1938 Denver 4–4–1 3–2–1 T–2nd
Denver: 17–8–2 15–5–2
Total: 44–28–8


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