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Jewell Wallace
File:Jewell Wallace.jpg
Wallace, c. 1946
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1907-06-16)June 16, 1907
Carrollton, Missouri
DiedApril 7, 1999(1999-04-07) (aged 91)
Playing career
1932–1933TCU
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1943–1945
1946–1947
1948–1953
San Angelo HS (TX)
Houston
Jefferson HS (San Antonio, TX)
Head coaching record
Overall7–14 (college)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

William Jewell Wallace (June 16, 1907 – April 7, 1999) was an American football player and coach in the United States. He served as the head football coach at the University of Houston in its first two football seasons, 1946 and 1947, guiding the Cougars to a 7–14 record. Wallace was a 1934 graduate of Texas Christian University. He began his coaching career at the high school ranks and coached at El Paso Bowie, El Paso, Greenville, San Angelo and Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio, Texas.

Head coaching recordEdit

CollegeEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing
Houston Cougars (Lone Star Conference) (1946–1947)
1946 Houston 4–6 1–4 5th
1947 Houston 3–8 0–6 7th
Houston: 7–14
Total: 7–14
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

Further readingEdit

  • Cashion, Ty (1998). Pigskin Pulpit: A Social History of Texas High School Football Coaches. Austin: Texas State Historical Association. ISBN 0-87611-168-1.

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