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Bill Manlove


William B. Manlove Jr.

Inducted 2011

Date of Birth



Barrington, NJ


Widener University (1969-1991)

La Salle University (1997-2001)

Delaware Valley University (1992-1995)


Leading Widener to two NCAA Division III National Championships and 21 consecutive winning seasons, Bill Manlove ranked among the top ten in Division III history with 212 career victories to his name. The winningest coach in Widener history, Manlove led the Pride to two national championships, seven Division III playoff berths, ten Middle Atlantic Conference championships, and a streak of ten years where his teams never lost more than one game in a season. The four-time District Coach of the Year and nine-time MAC Coach of ther Year, took over the head coaching duties at Delaware Valley College from 1992-1995, and later resurrected the football program at LaSalle that had been dormant since 1941. He led the Explorers to a winning season in his fourth year and concluded his head coaching duties in 2001. Manlove coached College Football Hall of Famers Billy "White Shoes" Johnson (1996) and Tom Deery (1998).


Wins 212

Losses 110

Ties 1

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