W. R. Ritchie

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W. R. Ritchie
W R Ritchie.png
Sketch of W. R. Ritchie from The Lariat, Baylor newspaper
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1876-01-25)January 25, 1876
Rabun Gap, Georgia
Died January 18, 1970(1970-01-18) (aged 93)
Sacramento, California
Alma mater University of Georgia (1900)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1901 Baylor
Head coaching record
Overall 5–3

William Riley Ritchie (January 25, 1876 – January 18, 1970) was an American football coach.[1] He served as the second head football coach at Baylor University, coaching in 1901 and compiling a record of 5–3. He was an alumnus of the University of Georgia.[2] In 1906, Ritchie was residing at Campbell, Texas, working as a Mathematics professor at Henry College.[3] He died in 1970 in Sacramento, California.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Baylor (Independent) (1901)
1901 Baylor 5–3
Baylor: 5–3
Total: 5–3


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