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Whitaker c. 1921 at Texas
|Born||October 22, 1890|
|Died||January 10, 1984(aged 93)|
|Head coaching record|
|Overall||22–3–1 (college football)|
10–6 (college basketball)
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 SWC (1920)
Berry M. Whitaker (October 22, 1890 – January 10, 1984) was an American college football and college basketball coach. He also organized one of the nation's first university intramural programs at The University of Texas at Austin. Whitaker served as the school's football head coach from 1920 to 1922 and as its basketball head coach for the 1920 season. Whitaker retired from coaching after the 1922 season, citing the physical toll that the stress of defeats took on him and also his desire to return to the work he most enjoyed—directing the University's intramural sports program, which he would do until 1960. The UT intramural fields were named in Whitaker's honor following their relocation and expansion in 1967. Whitaker was inducted into the Longhorn Hall of Honor in 1977.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Texas Longhorns (Southwest Conference) (1920–1922)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "History – Intramural Sports for Men". http://www.utrecsports.org/about/history. Retrieved June 6, 2015.
- ↑ "2014–15 Texas Basketball Fact Book" (PDF). TexasSports.com. pp. 65–66. http://texassports_com.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/2014/11/12/2014_15_Texas_Basketball_Fact_Book.pdf. Retrieved June 5, 2015.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Texas Football – All-time Head Coaches". http://texassports.com/sports/2013/7/21/FB_0721133249.aspx?id=151. Retrieved 6 June 2015.
- ↑ "Whitaker Fields History". http://www.utrecsports.org/facilities/whitaker-fields-history. Retrieved June 5, 2015.
- ↑ Weeg, William J. (March 17, 1920). "Whitaker To Succeed Juneau; Will Coach Football Eleven". El Paso Herald (El Paso, Texas): p. 12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/12143158/el_paso_herald/.
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