Red Weaver

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Red Weaver
Date of birth: (1897-07-19)July 19, 1897
Place of birth: Garland, Texas
Date of death: November 23, 1968(1968-11-23) (aged 71)
Place of death: Mayfield, Kentucky
Career information
Position(s): Center
Height: 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
College: Centre
As coach:
West Virginia Tech
Columbus Tigers
Morris Harvey
As player:
1923 Columbus Tigers
Career highlights and awards
  • College coaching record: 5–20–1
  • Professional coaching record: 4–13
Career stats
Playing stats at
Coaching stats at Pro Football Reference

James Redwick "Red" Weaver (July 19, 1897 – November 23, 1968) was an college football coach at West Virginia Tech and Morris Harvey. He also coached the Columbus Tigers of the National Football League in 1924 and 1925. Prior to coaching the Tigers, he played center for the team in 1923.

Coaching career[edit]

Weaver was the head football coach for the West Virginia Tech Golden Bears located in Montgomery, West Virginia. He held that position for the 1921 season. His coaching record at West Virginia Tech was 4 wins, 3 losses and 1 tie.As of the conclusion of the 2009 season, this ranks him #15 at West Virginia Tech in total wins and #6 at the school in winning percentage (.563).[1]


  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "West Virginia Tech Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 12, 2010.