Billy Alton

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Billy Alton is a former American football coach. He served as interim head coach at the University of Texas at El Paso following the firing of Bill Michael two games into the 1981 season. Alton compiled a 1–8 record and was replaced with Bill Yung soon after the season ended.[1] His team's lone win was a 35 to 29 home victory over Colorado State on October 24, 1981.[2]

Alton became the supervisor of football officials for the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference in 2009.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
UTEP Miners (Western Athletic Conference) (1981)
1981 UTEP 1–8[n 1] 1–6 10th
UTEP: 1–8 1–6
Total: 1–8


  1. ^ Bill Michael served as head coach before he was fired after two games, both non-conference losses. Alton served as interim head coach for the remaining nine games of the season. UTEP finished the season with a record of 1–10.