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William McAvoy
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McAvoy pictured in The Blue Hen 1913, Delaware yearbook
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1884-10-16)October 16, 1884
Hazleton, Pennsylvania
DiedSeptember 17, 1956(1956-09-17) (aged 71)
Burlington County, New Jersey
Playing career
Position(s)Fullback
Head coaching record
Overall52–70–14 (football)
108–137 (basketball)
36–77–3 (baseball)

William James McAvoy (October 16, 1884 – September 17, 1956)[1][2] was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Delaware (1908–1916, 1922–1924), Drexel University (1920–1921), and the University of Vermont (1925–1927), compiling a college football record of 52–70–14.

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (Independent) (1908–1916)
1908 Delaware 3–4–1
1909 Delaware 1–6–1
1910 Delaware 1–2–2
1911 Delaware 2–5–2
1912 Delaware 1–6–1
1913 Delaware 2–4–2
1914 Delaware 7–1–1
1915 Delaware 6–3
1916 Delaware 4–3–1
Drexel (Independent) (1920–1921)
1920 Drexel 0–6
1921 Drexel 2–3–1
Drexel: 2–9–1
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (Independent) (1922–1924)
1922 Delaware 6–3
1923 Delaware 5–3–1
1924 Delaware 4–3–1
Delaware: 42–43–13
Vermont Green and Gold () (1925–1927)
1925 Vermont 3–6
1926 Vermont 3–6
1927 Vermont 2–6
Vermont: 8–18
Total: 52–70–14
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

BasketballEdit

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Delaware (Independent) (1909–1918)
1909–10 Delaware 5–7
1910–11 Delaware 7–6
1911–12 Delaware 2–10
1912–13 Delaware 1–6
1913–14 Delaware 3–6
1914–15 Delaware 5–7
1915–16 Delaware 7–4
1916–17 Delaware 8–6
1917–18 Delaware 5–6
Lafayette (Independent) (1919–1920)
1919–20 Lafayette 3–7
Lafayette: 3–7 (.300)
Drexel (Independent) (1920–1922)
1920–21 Drexel
1921–22 Drexel
Drexel: 12–14 (.462)
Delaware (Independent) (1922–1925)
1922–23 Delaware 7–6
1923–24 Delaware 6–8
1924–25 Delaware 2–11
Delaware: 58–83 (.411)
Vermont (Independent) (1925–1928)
1925–26 Vermont 12–9
1926–27 Vermont 11–5
1927–28 Vermont 10–9
Vermont: 33–23 (.589)
Haverford (Independent) (1928–1929)
1928–29 Haverford 2–10
Haverford: 2–10 (.167)
Total: 108–137 (.441)

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