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For his son, see DeWitt Weaver (golfer).
Weaver (left) in 1955
May 11, 1912|
|Died||January 19, 1998
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1946–1948||Mississippi State (line)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|4 Border (1951. 1953–1955)|
DeWitt Thompson Weaver, Sr. (May 11, 1912 – January 19, 1998) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders from 1951 to 1960.
Head coaching record
|Texas Tech Red Raiders (Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1951–1955)|
|1951||Texas Tech||7–4||5–0||1st||W Sun|
|1953||Texas Tech||11–1||5–0||1st||W Gator||12||12|
|1955||Texas Tech||7–3–1||3–0–1||1st||L Sun|
|Texas Tech Red Raiders (NCAA University Division independent) (1956–1959)|
|Texas Tech Red Raiders (Southwest Conference) (1960)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.
- Harland, C. W. "Pete" (2011-03-20). "Tuberville wasn't first coach to win bowl in first Tech year". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. p. A12. Retrieved 2011-03-27. In Weaver's first season the Texas Tech Red Raiders defeated the Tigers of the University of the Pacific in the Sun Bowl on New Year's Day 1952. The score was 25 to 14.
- "Traditions: Texas Tech Hall of Honor (Last name U-Z)". Texas Tech Athletics. Archived from the original on 2009-02-17. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
- Hyman, Mervin (1960-12-05). "Football's 11th Week". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved 2008-11-01.[permanent dead link]
- Williams, Don (2004-07-31). "Weaver returns to West Texas roots at tourney". Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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