December 21, 1898|
|Died||January 5, 1974
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
Dewey Alexander Mayhew (December 21, 1898 – January 5, 1974) was an American football coach. He coached high school football at Marlin and Abilene, before serving as head coach at Texas A&I (now Texas A&M University–Kingsville) in 1940 and again from 1946 to 1953. Mayhew won to state championships at Abilene (1928, 1931) and left as the all-time winningest coach with a record of 97–36–11, but was passed in 2007 by current Abilene coach Steve Warren. He died of congestive heart failure in 1974.
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