Williams Newton

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Williams Newton
Sol Williams Newton.jpg
Newton pictured in The Agromeck 1938, NC State yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1893-09-25)September 25, 1893
Thomasville, North Carolina
Died June 20, 1970(1970-06-20) (aged 76)
Raleigh, North Carolina[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1925–1927 Howard (AL) (assistant)
1928 Birmingham–Southern (freshmen)
1929–1930 Howard (AL) (line)
1931 Tennessee (assistant)
1932–1935 Davidson
1937–1943 NC State
1944 South Carolina
1945–1948 Guilford
Baseball
1926–1927 Howard (AL)
1929 Birmingham–Southern
1930–1931 Howard (AL)
1940–1944 NC State
Head coaching record
Overall 59–77–14 (football)

Sol Williams "Doc" Newton (September 25, 1893 – June 20, 1970) was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Davidson College (1932–1935), North Carolina State University (1937–1943), the University of South Carolina (1944), and Guilford College (1945–1948), compiling a career college football record of 59–77–14. Newton was also the head baseball coach at Howard College, now Samford University in 1926 and 1930 and at NC State from 1940 to 1944, tallying a career college baseball mark of 29–67–2.

Coaching career[edit]

From 1932 to 1935, Newton coached football at Davidson and compiled an 18–13–5 record. From 1937 to 1945, he coached at NC State, where he compiled a 24–39–6 record. In 1944, he coached at South Carolina and compiled a 3–4–2 record.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Davidson Wildcats (Big Five Conference) (1932–1935)
1932 Davidson 4–4–1
1933 Davidson 6–2–1
1934 Davidson 4–4–1
1935 Davidson 4–3–2
Davidson: 18–13–5 2–7
NC State Wolfpack (Southern Conference) (1937–1943)
1937 NC State 5–3–1 4–2–1 6th
1938 NC State 3–7–1 3–3–1 T–6th
1939 NC State 2–8 2–4 T–9th
1940 NC State 3–6 3–5 11th
1941 NC State 4–5–2 3–4–2 8th
1942 NC State 4–4–2 3–1–2 6th
1943 NC State 3–6 1–4 9th
NC State: 24–39–6 19–24–6
South Carolina Gamecocks (Southern Conference) (1944)
1944 South Carolina 3–4–2 1–3 7th
South Carolina: 3–4–2 1–3
Guilford Quakers (Southern Conference) (1945–1948)
1945 Guilford 0–7
1946 Guilford 6–2–1
1947 Guilford 4–6
1948 Guilford 4–6
Guilford: 14–21–1
Total: 59–77–14

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