Bill Narduzzi
Biographical details
Born(1936-02-16)February 16, 1936
DiedFebruary 4, 1988(1988-02-04) (aged 51)
New York, New York
Playing career
1957–1958Miami (OH)
Position(s)End, guard, tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1962Pittsburgh (GA)
1963–1964Brown (DL)
1965–1971Yale (DC)
1972–1974Kentucky (DC)
1975–1985Youngstown State
1986–1987Columbia (DC/LB)
Head coaching record
Overall68–51–1
Tournaments3–2 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Mid-Continent (1978–1979)
Awards
OVC Coach of the Year (1984)

Bill Narduzzi (February 16, 1936 – February 4, 1988) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Youngstown State University from 1975 to 1985, compiling a record of 68–51–1. His son, Pat Narduzzi, is the current head football coach at the University of Pittsburgh.[1]

He died on February 4, 1988 at the age of 51 after a relapse in Hodgkin's disease.[2][3]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Youngstown State Penguins (NCAA Division II independent) (1975–1977)
1975 Youngstown State 5–4
1976 Youngstown State 4–6
1977 Youngstown State 7–3
Youngstown State Penguins (Association of Mid-Continent Universities) (1978–1980)
1978 Youngstown State 10–2 5–0 1st L NCAA Division II Semifinal
1979 Youngstown State 11–2 5–0 1st L NCAA Division II Championship
1980 Youngstown State 2–8–1 1–3 4th
Youngstown State Penguins (Ohio Valley Conference) (1981–1985)
1981 Youngstown State 7–4 5–3 T–2nd
1982 Youngstown State 6–5 4–3 T–3rd
1983 Youngstown State 4–7 2–5 T–6th
1984 Youngstown State 7–4 5–2 T–2nd
1985 Youngstown State 5–6 4–3 5th
Youngstown State: 68–51–1 31–19
Total: 68–51–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

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