Bill O'Boyle

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Bill O'Boyle
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Offensive line coach
Team Kent State
Conference MAC
Biographical details
Born (1963-10-19) October 19, 1963 (age 54)
Des Moines, Iowa
Playing career
1982–1983 Western Illinois
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1987–1989 Chadron State (OL)
1990–1993 Western Illinois (OL)
1994–1998 Chadron State (assistant)
1999–2004 Chadron State (OC)
2005–2011 Chadron State
2012 Colorado Mesa (OC)
2013 Southern Illinois (OL)
2014–2015 Southern Illinois (co-OC/OL)
2016–2017 South Dakota (OL)
2018–present Kent State (OL)
Head coaching record
Overall 57–21
Tournaments 3–3 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
3 RMAC (2006–2008)
Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year (2007)

Bill O'Boyle (born October 19, 1963) is an American football and former player. He is the offensive line coach at Kent State University. O'Boyle served as the head football coach at Chadron State College from 2005 to 2011. In 2007, he was awarded the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award for NCAA Division II. [1]


Coaching career

O'Boyle took over the head coaching job at Chadron State College in 2005. During his tenure with the Eagles, he won three Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championships, advanced to the NCAA Division II Football Championship three times and coached former Harlon Hill Trophy winner Danny Woodhead. During his seven season tenure, he compiled an overall record of 57 wins and 21 losses (57–21). [2] In March 2012, O'Boyle was hired to serve as offensive coordinator at Colorado Mesa. [3]

Head coaching record

Chadron State Eagles (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference)(2005–2011)
2005 Chadron State4–64–4T–5th
2006 Chadron State12–18–01stL NCAA Division II Quarterfinal
2007 Chadron State12–18–01stL NCAA Division II Semifinal
2008 Chadron State11–29–01stL NCAA Division II Second Round
2009 Chadron State7–46–3T–3rd
2010 Chadron State8–37–2T–2nd
2011 Chadron State3–42–3
Chadron State:57–2144–12
      National championship        Conference title        Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. "Zook named coach of year after Illinois' turnaround season". Associated Press. December 29, 2007. Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  2. DeLassus, David. "Bill O'Boyle Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse . Retrieved January 30, 2012.
  3. Gemaehlich, Allen (March 7, 2012). "Colorado Mesa hires former Chadron football coach". The Daily Sentinel. Retrieved March 1, 2013.