Jimmy Stewart (American football)

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Jimmy Stewart
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Playing career
1921–1923 SMU
1921–1922 SMU
1923–1924 SMU
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1942–1944 SMU
1942–1944 SMU
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1935–1945 SMU
1945–1950 SWC (exec. sec.)
Head coaching record
Overall 10–18–2 (football)
18–17 (basketball)

James Henry Stewart was an American football and basketball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as interim head football coach at Southern Methodist University (SMU) from 1942 to 1944 while Matty Bell served in the United States Navy during World War II. Stewart's record in those three seasons was 10–18–2.[1] From 1945 to 1950 he served as Executive Secretary of the Southwest Conference (SWC).[2]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
SMU Mustangs (Southwest Conference) (1942–1944)
1942 SMU 3–6–2 1–4–1 6th
1943 SMU 2–7 2–3 T–3rd
1944 SMU 5–5 2–3 T–4th
SMU: 10–18–2 5–10–1
Total: 10–18–2