|W. C. Dowd|
|Born||March 21, 1865|
Moore County, North Carolina
|Died||September 23, 1927 (aged 62)|
Charlotte, North Carolina
|Head coaching record|
William Carey Dowd Sr. (March 21, 1865 – September 23, 1927) was an American football player and coach, politician, and publisher. He served as the first head football coach at Wake Forest University, coaching the team for one game in 1888. Dowd later became a Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives and established a newspaper, The Charlotte News.
Head coaching record
|Wake Forest Baptists (Independent) (1888)|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
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