Myron E. Witham
|Myron E. Witham|
Witham from 1932 Colorado yearbook
October 29, 1880|
Pigeon Cove, Massachusetts
|Died||March 7, 1973
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
2 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (1923–1924)
Myron Ellis Witham (October 29, 1880 – March 7, 1973) was an American football player, coach of football and baseball, and mathematics professor. He served as the head football coach at Purdue University in 1906 and at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1920 to 1931, compiling a career college football record of 63–31–7. He was also the head baseball coach Colorado from 1920 to 1925, tallying a mark of 29–25. Witham was born in Pigeon Cove, Massachusetts on October 29, 1880. He attended Dartmouth College and was captain of the football team there in 1903. Witham taught mathematics at Purdue, Colorado, the University of Vermont, and Saint Michael's College. He died on March 7, 1973 in Burlington, Vermont.
Head coaching record
|Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten Conference) (1906)|
|Colorado Buffaloes (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1920–1931)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- Emerson, Charles Franklin (1911). General Catalogue of Dartmouth College and the Associated Schools 1769-1910. Concord, New Hampshire: Rumford Press. p. 423. Retrieved October 31, 2011.
- AP (March 8, 1973). "Myron Witham". The New York Times. Retrieved June 7, 2010.
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