W. A. Martin

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W. A. Martin
Martin pictured playing football at Virginia
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1878-06-01)June 1, 1878
Chattanooga, Tennessee[1]
Died August 5, 1955(1955-08-05) (aged 77)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Playing career
c. 1896–1897 Virginia
Position(s) Left end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899 Alabama
Head coaching record
Overall 3–1

William Augustin Martin (June 1, 1878 – August 5, 1955) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Alabama in 1899, compiling a record of 3–1.

Martin died after a heart attack in 1955. He had resided in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.[2][3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Alabama Crimson White (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1899)
1899 Alabama 3–1 1–0
Alabama: 3–1 1–0
Total: 3–1