Jewell Wallace

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Jewell Wallace
Jewell Wallace.jpg
Wallace, c. 1946
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1907-06-16)June 16, 1907
Carrollton, Missouri
Died April 7, 1999(1999-04-07) (aged 91)
Playing career
1932–1933 TCU
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1943–1945 San Angelo HS (TX)
1946–1947 Houston
1948–1953 Jefferson HS (San Antonio, TX)
Head coaching record
Overall 7–14 (college)

William Jewell Wallace (June 16, 1907 – April 7, 1999) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Houston in its first two football seasons, 1946 and 1947, guiding the Cougars to a 7–14 record. Wallace was a 1934 graduate of Texas Christian University. He began his coaching career at the high school ranks and coached at El Paso Bowie, El Paso, Greenville, San Angelo and Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio, Texas.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Houston Cougars (Lone Star Conference) (1946–1947)
1946 Houston 4–6 1–4 5th
1947 Houston 3–8 0–6 7th
Houston: 7–14 1–10
Total: 7–14

Further reading[edit]

  • Cashion, Ty (1998). Pigskin Pulpit: A Social History of Texas High School Football Coaches. Austin: Texas State Historical Association. ISBN 0-87611-168-1. 


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