R. N. Watts

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R. N. Watts
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Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1873-02-03)February 3, 1873
Bowling Green, Virginia
Died December 3, 1945(1945-12-03) (aged 72)
Fort Hood, Texas
Alma mater Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1898
Playing career
late 1890s Virginia Tech
Position(s) Tackle, end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1902 Austin
1903 Baylor
1903–1904 Baylor
Head coaching record
Overall 4–3–1 (football)
13–18 (baseball)

Richard Nottingham Watts (February 3, 1873 – December 3, 1945) was an American football and baseball coach.[1][2] He served as the fourth head football coach at Baylor University, coaching in 1903 and compiling a record of 4–3–1. Ewing was also the second head baseball coach at Baylor, coaching from 1903 to 1904 and tallying a mark of 13–18. He was an alumnus of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute, where he had played football previously.[3] He later worked for the US Geological Survey.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Baylor (Independent) (1903)
1903 Baylor 4–3–1
Baylor: 4–3–1
Total: 4–3–1