This article is about the American football coach. For the founder of University of Adelaide, see Walter Watson Hughes
W. W. Hughes is a former head coach of the Florida State college football program from 1902–03. He was the first person to coach a collegiate football at Florida State University, then known as Florida State College. Over two years, Hughes compiled a record of 5–3–1.
Hughes was a former player for Vanderbilt University, and was a Latin professor at Florida State College. Upon his arrival at the college, he volunteered to coach the school's first football team.
He was succeeded in 1904 by Jack Forsythe.
Head coaching record
- Ric A. Kabat, "Before the Seminoles: Football at Florida State College, 1902-1904", The Florida Historical Quarterly, Vol. 70, No. 1 (Jul., 1991), pp. 20-37 (The Florida Historical Society)