Andy Talley
Sport(s)Football
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamVillanova
ConferenceColonial Athletic Association
Biographical details
Born (1943-04-06) April 6, 1943 (age 77)
Playing career
1963–1966Southern Connecticut State
Position(s)Defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1967–1968
1969
1970–1972
1973–1978
1979–1983
1985–present
Simsbury HS (asst.)
Springfield (Ma.) (D)
Middlebury (O)
Brown (O)
St. Lawrence
Villanova
Head coaching record
Overall226–139–2
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2009 FCS National Champion
2× ICAC Conference Champion (1982, 1983)
Yankee Conference Champion (1989, 1991)
Atlantic 10 Conference Champion (1997, 2001)
Colonial Athletic Association Champion (2009)
Awards
5× AFCA Regional Coach of the Year (1982, 1991, 1997, 2008, 2009)
2× New York Sportswriters/ECAC Coach of the Year (1982, 1991)
1982 Kodak Coach of the Year
AFCA National Coach of the Year (1997, 2009)
1997 Eddie Robinson Award winner
1997 Atlantic 10 Conference Coach of the Year
2008 Field Turf/Howie Long FCS National Coach of the Year
Winningest coach in Villanova history
Winningest coach in CAA history

Andrew J. "Andy" Talley (born April 6, 1943) is an American football coach. He is currently the head coach of the Villanova Wildcats. Before becoming the Villanova head coach, he served as the coach at St. Lawrence University. In 1997, he was named the AFCA Coach of the Year and the Eddie Robinson Award winner. Talley is a 1967 graduate of Southern Connecticut State University.

Head coaching record[edit | edit source]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs TSN#
St. Lawrence (ICAC Conference) (1979–1983)
1979 St. Lawrence 3–6
1980 St. Lawrence 5–4
1981 St. Lawrence 5–4
1982 St. Lawrence 10–1 Division III Semifinals
1983 St. Lawrence 5–3–1
St. Lawrence: 28–18–1 (.606)
Villanova (Independent) (1985–1987)
1985 Villanova 5–0 N/A
1986 Villanova 8–1 N/A
1987 Villanova 6–4 N/A
Villanova (Yankee Conference) (1988–1996)
1988 Villanova 5–5–1 4–4 T-3rd
1989 Villanova 8–4 6–2 T-1st Division I-AA Playoffs
1990 Villanova 6–5 5–3 T-2nd
1991 Villanova 10–2 7–1 T-1st Division I-AA Playoffs
1992 Villanova 9–3 6–2 2nd Division I-AA Playoffs
1993 Villanova 3–8 1–7 6th (Mid-Atlantic)
1994 Villanova 5–6 2–6 5th (Mid-Atlantic)
1995 Villanova 3–8 2–6 5th (Mid-Atlantic)
1996 Villanova 8–4 6–2 T-2nd (Mid-Atlantic) Division I-AA Playoffs #12
Villanova (Atlantic 10 Conference) (1997–2006)
1997 Villanova 12–1 8–0 T-1st (Mid-Atlantic) Division I-AA Quarterfinals #5
1998 Villanova 6–5 4–4 T-2nd (Mid-Atlantic)
1999 Villanova 7–4 6–2 3rd
2000 Villanova 5–6 3–5 7th
2001 Villanova 8–3 7–2 T-1st #20
2002 Villanova 11–4 6–3 3rd Division I-AA Semifinals #4
2003 Villanova 7–4 5–4 T-4th #25
2004 Villanova 6–5 3–5 4th (South)
2005 Villanova 4–7 2–6 6th (South)
2006 Villanova 6–5 5–3 2nd (South)
Villanova (Colonial Athletic Association) (2007–present)
2007 Villanova 7–4 5–3 T-3rd (South)
2008 Villanova 10–3 7–1 2nd (South) FCS Quarterfinals #6
2009 Villanova 14–1 7–1 T-1st (South) W 23–21 vs. Montana FCS National Championship #1
2010 Villanova 9–5 5–3 T-3rd FCS Semifinals #3
2011 Villanova 2–9 1–7 10th
2012 Villanova 8–4 6–2 T-1st FCS First Round #16
Villanova: 198–121–1
Total: 226–139–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Sports Network Poll.

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