W. E. Metzenthin

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W. E. Metzenthin
Metzenthin pictured c. 1908 with the Texas football team
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1875-02-24)February 24, 1875
Berlin, Germany
Died September 18, 1942(1942-09-18) (aged 67)
Austin, Texas
Playing career
1897–1899 Franklin & Marshall
1903 Columbia
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1907–1908 Texas
1908–1911 Texas
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1930–1935 Texas
Head coaching record
Overall 11–5–1 (football)
13–14 (basketball)

Waldemar Eric Metzenthin (February 24, 1875 – September 18, 1942) was a German American scholar. He served as professor of German studies at the University of Texas at Austin. He also coached the Texas Longhorns football team and men's basketball team from 1907 to 1908 and 1909 to 1911, respectively, and served as the UT Athletic Director from 1930 to 1935.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Texas Longhorns (Independent) (1907–1908)
1907 Texas 6–1–1
1908 Texas 5–4
Texas: 11–5–1
Total: 11–5–1