Dean Slayton

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Dean Slayton
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1954–1955 Tyler Junior College
1956–1957 Tulsa
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958 Tulsa (GA)
1959–1960 Duncan High School (assistant)
1961 Sherman High School (assistant)
1962 Jacksonville High School (assistant)
1963 Texas Western (assistant)
1964 Bridge City High School (assistant)
1965 Cisco High School (assistant)
1966–1968 McKinney High School (assistant)
1969–1971 Howard Payne (assistant)
1972–1978 Howard Payne
1979–1980 North Texas State (assistant)
1981–1997 Texas Tech (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 30–40–3

Dean Slayton is a former American football coach. Slayton was head coach for the Howard Payne University Yellow Jackets. After leaving Howard Payne in 1979, Payne followed Jerry Moore from North Texas State to be an assistant coach with the Texas Tech Red Raiders for 16 seasons.[1]

Slayton was the 13th head college football coach for the Howard Payne University Yellow Jackets located in Brownwood, Texas and he held that position for seven seasons, from 1972 until 1978. His career coaching record at Howard Payne was 30–40–3.[2]


  1. ^ "Staff:Red Raiders:bio:Dean Slayton". Archived from the original on 14 March 2016. Retrieved 13 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Howard Payne University coaching records Archived September 5, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.