W. A. Martin
Martin pictured playing football at Virginia
Biographical details
Born(1878-06-01)June 1, 1878
Chattanooga, Tennessee[1]
DiedAugust 5, 1955(1955-08-05) (aged 77)
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Playing career
Position(s)Left end
Head coaching record

William Augustin Martin (June 1, 1878 – August 5, 1955) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Alabama in 1899, compiling a record of 3–1.

Martin died after a heart attack in 1955. He had resided in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.[2][3]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Alabama Crimson White (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1899)
1899 Alabama 3–1 1–0
Alabama: 3–1 1–0
Total: 3–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


{{Alabama Crimson Tide football guy

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