Berl Huffman
File:Berl Huffman 1939.jpg
Huffman in 1939
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1907-08-27)August 27, 1907
DiedOctober 16, 1990(1990-10-16) (aged 83)
Head coaching record
Overall8–22–1 (football)
126–87 (basketball)
80–88 (baseball)

Berl Huffman (August 27, 1907 – October 16, 1990)[1] was a college baseball, college basketball, and college football head coach. He coached at Texas Tech University and the University of New Mexico.

Coaching careerEdit


Huffman was the fourth head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders baseball program. From the 1961 through the 1967 seasons, Huffman coached 167 games with an 80–87 record.[2]


In eight seasons as the head basketball coach at Texas Tech, Huffman garnered a record of 121–67.[3] The record for his one season coaching basketball at New Mexico stands at 6–19.


From 1936 to 1942, Huffman was an assistant coach with Texas Tech.[4]

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
New Mexico Lobos (Border Conference) (1947–1949)
1947 New Mexico 4–5–1 1–5–1 7th
1948 New Mexico 2–9 1–6 8th
1949 New Mexico 2–8 1–6 8th
Washington: 8–22–1 3–17–1
Total: 8–22–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


  1. "Texas Tech". Sports Briefs (Austin-American Statesman): pp. F12. October 20, 1990.
  2. "2010 Media Supplement" (PDF). Texas Tech University. Retrieved July 23, 2010.
  3. "Men's Basketball - Texas Tech Red Raiders :: The Official Athletic Site".
  4. Andrews, Ruth Horn (1956). The First Thirty Years: a History of Texas Technological College. Lubbock, Texas: The Texas Tech Press. pp. 302.
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