Dewey Mayhew

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Dewey Mayhew
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1898-12-21)December 21, 1898
Died January 5, 1974(1974-01-05) (aged 75)
Marlin, Texas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1940 Texas A&I
1946–1953 Texas A&I
1946 Southwestern (TX)
Head coaching record
Overall 46-38-1 (football)
0–13 (baseball)

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.[1] He died of congestive heart failure in 1974.[2]


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