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Bill Ingram

Bill Ingram
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1898-06-14)June 14, 1898
Jeffersonville, Indiana
Died June 2, 1943(1943-06-02) (aged 44)
Los Gatos, California
Playing career
1916–1918 Navy
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1922 William & Mary
1923–1925 Indiana
1926–1930 Navy
1931–1934 California
Head coaching record
Overall 75–42–9
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
1 National (1926)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1973 (profile)

William A. "Bill" Ingram (June 14, 1898 – June 2, 1943) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at The College of William & Mary (1922), Indiana University (1923–1925), the United States Naval Academy (1926–1930), and the University of California, Berkeley (1931–1934), compiling a career record of 75–42–9. Ingram's 1926 Navy team went 9–0–1 and was recognized as a national champion by the Boand System and the Houlgate System. Ingram was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1973. He died in his sleep while serving as a Major in the Marine Corps.[1]


  • Coaching career 1
  • Head coaching record 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Coaching career

From 1923 to 1925, he guided Indiana to a 10–12–1 record. At Navy he posted a 32–13–4 record. These totals included his 1926 team, which finished with a 9–0–1 record. He coached at California and won 27 games in four years.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
William & Mary Indians (Independent) (1922)
1922 William & Mary 6–3
William & Mary: 6–3
Indiana Hoosiers (Big Ten Conference) (1923–1925)
1923 Indiana 3–4 2–2 T–5th
1924 Indiana 4–4 1–3 7th
1925 Indiana 3–4–1 0–3–1 T–9th
Indiana: 10–12–1 3–8–1
Navy Midshipmen (Independent) (1926–1930)
1926 Navy 9–0–1
1927 Navy 6–3
1928 Navy 5–3–1
1929 Navy 6–2–2
1930 Navy 6–5
Navy: 32–13–4
California Golden Bears (Pacific Coast Conference) (1931–1934)
1931 California 8–2 4–1 2nd
1932 California 7–3–2 2–2–1 T–5th
1933 California 6–3–2 2–2–2 6th
1934 California 6–6 3–2 5th
California: 27–14–4 11–7–3
Total: 75–42–9
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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