William L. Younger


William L. Younger
William L. Younger
Younger pictured in Quips and Cranks 1924, Davidson yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born November 16, 1894(1894-11-16)
Place of birth Danville, Virginia
Died June 30, 1977(1977-06-30) (aged 82)
Place of death Blacksburg, Virginia
Playing career
Football
1915
1916–1917

Davidson
Virginia Tech
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1919
1920–1922
1923–1931
1932

Basketball
1919–1920
1920–1923
1923–1931
1932–1937

Baseball
1921–1923
1924–1931

Hampden–Sydney
Virginia Tech (assistant)
Davidson
Virginia Tech (assistant)


Hampden–Sydney
Virginia Tech
Davidson
Virginia Tech


Virginia Tech
Davidson
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1919–1920
1935–1950
Hampden–Sydney
Virginia Tech
Head coaching record
Overall 49–40–8 (football)
157–159 (basketball)
82–110–4 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

William Lee "Monk" Younger (November 16, 1894 – June 30, 1977) was an American football player, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator. He played college football at Davidson College in 1915 and at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1916 and 1917. Young was the head football coach at Hampden–Sydney College in 1919 and at Davidson from 1923 to 1931, compiling a career college football coaching record of 49–40–8. He was also the head basketball coach at Hampden–Sydney (1919–1920), Virginia Tech (1920–1923, 1932–1937), and Davidson (1923–1931), tallying a career college basketball mark of 157–159. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Virginia Tech from 1921 to 1923 and at Davidson from 1924 to 1931, amassing career college baseball mark of 82–110–4. Younger was appointed as the athletic director in 1935 and served in that post until his retirement in 1950. He died after a long illness on June 30, 1977 at a hospital in Blacksburg, Virginia.[1]

Contents

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Hampden–Sydney Tigers () (1919)
1919 Hampden–Sydney 5–2–1
Hampden–Sydney: 5–2–1
Davidson Wildcats (Independent) (1923–1931)
1923 Davidson 3–7
1924 Davidson 7–2–1
1925 Davidson 6–2–2
1926 Davidson 7–2–1
1927 Davidson 4–4–1
1928 Davidson 2–8
1929 Davidson 5–5
1930 Davidson 6–4
1931 Davidson 4–4–2
Davidson: 44–38–7
Total: 49–40–2

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