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Bill Sylvester
Biographical details
Born(1928-08-21)August 21, 1928
Indianapolis, Indiana
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall84–65–2 (college)
Tournaments0–1 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
5 ICC (1972–1975, 1977)
1 HCC (1983)

William L. Sylvester (born August 21, 1928) is a former American football player and coach and college athletics administrator.[1] He served as the head football coach at Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana from 1970 to 1984, compiling a record of 84–65–2.[2] Sylvester was also the athletic director at Butler from 1975 to 1989.

Head coaching recordEdit

CollegeEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Butler Bulldogs (Indiana Collegiate Conference) (1970–1977)
1970 Butler 3–6–1
1971 Butler 3–7
1972 Butler 5–5 T–1st
1973 Butler 5–5 1st
1974 Butler 8–2 1st
1975 Butler 9–1 1st
1976 Butler 6–4
1977 Butler 5–5 T–1st
Butler Bulldogs (Heartland Collegiate Conference) (1978–1984)
1978 Butler 5–5
1979 Butler 5–5
1980 Butler 5–5
1981 Butler 3–7
1982 Butler 7–3
1983 Butler 9–1–1 1st L NCAA Division II First Round
1984 Butler 6–4
Butler: 84–65–2
Total: 84–65–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

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