Dewey Mayhew

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Dewey Mayhew
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1898-12-21)December 21, 1898
Texas
Died January 5, 1974(1974-01-05) (aged 75)
Temple, Texas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1945 Southwestern (TX) (assistant)
1946–1953 Texas A&I
Baseball
1946 Southwestern (TX)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1946–1954 Texas A&I
Head coaching record
Overall 39–34–1 (college football)
0–13 (college baseball)
Bowls 1–0
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
2 Texas Conference (1951, 1953)

Dewey Alexander Mayhew (December 21, 1898 – January 5, 1974) was an American football and baseball coach. He coached high school football at Marlin and Abilene, before serving as head coach at Texas College of Arts and Industries—now known as Texas A&M University–Kingsville—from 1946 to 1953. Mayhew won to state championships at Abilene (1928, 1931) and left as the all-time winningest coach with a record of 97–36–11, but was passed in 2007 by current Abilene coach Steve Warren.[1] He died of congestive heart failure in 1974.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

College football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Texas A&I Javelinas (Texas Conference) (1946–1953)
1946 Texas A&I 2–6 0–2
1947 Texas A&I 7–1–1 1–1
1948 Texas A&I 5–5 1–1
1949 Texas A&I 8–2 1–1
1950 Texas A&I 6–3 4–1
1951 Texas A&I 5–4 3–1 1st
1952 Texas A&I 3–8 1–3 W International Bowl
1953 Texas A&I 3–5 3–1 1st
Texas A&I: 39–34–1 14–11
Total: 39–34–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth

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