Porter Craig

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Porter Craig
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1888-10-24)October 24, 1888
Kansas City, Missouri
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1913–1914 Ottawa
Head coaching record
Overall 5–6–2

William Porter Craig was the seventh head college football coach for the Ottawa University Braves located in Ottawa, Kansas and he held that position for two seasons, from 1913 until 1914.[1] His career coaching record at Ottawa was 5 wins, 6 losses, and 2 ties. This ranks him 22nd at Ottawa in total wins and 19th at Ottawa in winning percentage (.385).[2] He was formerly a prominent track athlete with the Kansas City Athletic Club.[3]

In 1915, Craig accepted a position with the YMCA organization at Stockton, California.[4]


  1. ^ https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-26183-45854-30?cc=1968530&wc=M9W1-H8J:n1037737835
  2. ^ "2012 Football Media Guide" (PDF). Ottawa Braves. p. 7. Retrieved February 26, 2013. 
  3. ^ Lawrence Journal World, Tuesday, August 31, 1915, Lawrence, Kansas, United States Of America
  4. ^ The Emporia Gazette, Thursday, August 26, 1915