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Bill Tate

Bill Tate

American football player and coach
Bill Tate
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Intro American football player and coach
Is American football player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 1932, Mattoon, USA
Age 88 years
University of Illinois system
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William L. Tate (born c. 1932) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Wake Forest University from 1964 to 1968, compiling a record of 17–32–1. Tate is a graduate of Mattoon High School in Mattoon, Illinois. Tate played college football as a fullback at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign from 1950 to 1952. He was the MVP of the 1952 Rose Bowl, rushing for 150 yards on 20 carries with two touchdowns as Illinois defeated Stanford, 40–7.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (Atlantic Coast Conference)
1964 Wake Forest 5–5 4–3 T–3rd
1965 Wake Forest 3–7 2–4 7th
1966 Wake Forest 3–7 2–4 6th
1967 Wake Forest 4–6 3–4 5th
1968 Wake Forest 2–7–1 2–3–1 6th
Wake Forest: 17–32–1 13–18–1
Total: 17–32–1
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