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Bill Walsh

William Ernest Walsh

Born: November 30, 1931 in Los Angeles, CA
Died: July 30, 2007
College: San Jose St.   (school history)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1993

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1979 48 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 2 14 0 .125 4
1980 49 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 6 10 0 .375 3
1981 50 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 13 3 0 .813 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1982 51 San Francisco 49ers NFL 9 3 6 0 .333 3
1983 52 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 1
1984 53 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 15 1 0 .938 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
1985 54 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 1 0 1 .000 2
1986 55 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 10 5 1 .667 1 0 1 .000 1
1987 56 San Francisco 49ers NFL 15 13 2 0 .867 1 0 1 .000 1
1988 57 San Francisco 49ers NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 3 3 0 1.000 1 Super Bowl Champions
10 yrs 152 92 59 1 .609 14 10 4 .714 1.8

Games over .500: 33
Super Bowl Wins: 3
Overall Championships: 3
Conference Championships: 3
Division Championships: 6

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1976 SDG 28 15 15 17 15 11 19 7 22 17 18 7 6 9 8 9 15 10 22 18 18 13 14 2 13 25 20 27 25 11 26
1979 SFO 28 27 19 27 10 6 16 15 26 20 11 13 16 1 3 15 10 14 20 27 21 18 15 25 17 7 9 24 26 24 25
1980 SFO 28 19 20 24 22 12 12 19 27 24 23 7 12 1 5 7 22 19 27 26 16 23 23 23 19 6 15 27 27 22 28
1981 SFO 28 1 1 3 3 13 7 2 6 19 10 28 2 9 7 16 2 9 2 2 3 2 12 2 21 5 19 3 6 5 3
1982 SFO 28 21 25 12 9 3 7 11 27 28 17 28 14 1 2 2 9 3 21 23 27 23 21 17 20 28 12 16 21 24 22
1983 SFO 28 5 6 2 4 4 4 4 14 8 10 5 15 9 5 9 4 4 10 4 11 6 9 3 21 10 22 15 18 10 7
1984 SFO 28 1 3 1 4 2 2 1 6 3 2 2 4 15 4 2 1 2 10 1 10 3 7 2 21 17 22 17 1 7 11
1985 SFO 28 8 11 2 7 2 5 6 14 10 4 4 20 8 5 4 4 8 14 2 18 5 7 5 8 12 28 21 1 19 4
1986 SFO 28 7 1 3 3 3 7 5 8 10 10 15 1 4 2 13 12 5 6 3 1 2 3 2 15 26 28 17 8 1 2
1987 SFO 28 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 20 4 4 10 2 1 3 1 1 3 9 6 5 5 10 19 10 1 1 5 2
1988 SFO 28 5 4 6 2 2 7 1 7 2 7 2 4 15 10 10 2 9 3 8 7 5 3 3 4 10 22 8 24 6 3
10 yrs %tile 70 70 75 80 86 79 80 54 59 63 65 71 77 87 75 79 77 63 68 60 70 66 72 48 54 37 50 56 60 65

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1968 37 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receivers Coach
1969 38 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receivers Coach
1970 39 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Wide Receivers Coach
1971 40 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks Coach
1972 41 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks Coach
1973 42 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks Coach
1974 43 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks Coach
1975 44 NFL Cincinnati Bengals Quarterbacks Coach
1976 45 NFL San Diego Chargers Offensive Coordinator
1977 46 college Stanford Head Coach
1978 47 college Stanford Head Coach
1979 48 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1980 49 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1981 50 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1982 51 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1983 52 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1984 53 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1985 54 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1986 55 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1987 56 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach
1988 57 NFL San Francisco 49ers Head Coach

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Paul Brown Quarterbacks Coach, Wide Receivers Coach
Tommy Prothro Offensive Coordinator