Bowdoin College Hires New Head Football Coach

BRUNSWICK, Maine — Bowdoin College has filled its head football coaching position with the hiring of William “B.J.” Hammer II. Hammer, who most recently was the head coach at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania, becomes the 30th coach in Polar Bears program history. He replaces J.B. Wells, who led Bowdoin to a 3-31 record over five seasons. At Allegheny, Hammer took over a program that was 1-29 in the three years prior to his arrival.

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