William “Pete” Bennett

Richmond, VA
Oct. 15, 1915- June 7, 2007
I.C. Norcom High School
Virginia State University ‘41
Columbia University M.A.

 Head Coach
Virginia State University

CIAA Hall of Fame, 1982
Virginia State Hall of Fame, 2002

2-time All-CIAA

Played in the 1941 College All-Star Game (vs. NFL Champion Chicago Bears)

 Coached 48 All-Americans

10 SIAC Track Championships

Won numerous NAIA and CIAA Coach of the Year awards

Black College Sports

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