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For the rugby union and rugby league footballer of the 1930s for Cross Keys (RU), Great Britain (RL), Wales, and Salford, see Billy Watkins (rugby).
Walter H. Watkins
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Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1878-02-23)February 23, 1878[1]
Meridian, Mississippi, U.S.
DiedApril 6, 1937(1937-04-06) (aged 59)[2]
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Alma materPrinceton University (1900)
Playing career

1896–99
Baseball, football
Princeton[3]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1900–1901
1901–1902
Alabama Polytechnic
Vanderbilt
Head coaching record
Overall20–5–2
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 SIAA (1900, 1901)

Walter Hudson "Billy" Watkins[2] was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Auburn University from 1900 to 1901, compiling a record of 6–3–1. He also coached the Vanderbilt Commodores for two seasons from 1901 to 1902, compiling a record of 14–2–1. He later worked as an attorney.

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Auburn Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1900–1901)
1900 Auburn 4–0 3–0 T–1st
1901 Auburn 2–3–1 2–2–1
Auburn: 6–3–1 5–2–1
Vanderbilt Commodores (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1901–1902)
1901 Vanderbilt 6–1–1 4–0–1 1st
1902 Vanderbilt 8–1 4–1
Vanderbilt: 14–2–1 8–1–1
Total: 20–5–2

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