Wilbur C. Smith

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Wilbur C. Smith
Wilbur C Smith - Wake Forest.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1884-08-09)August 9, 1884
Independence, Kansas
Died July 3, 1952(1952-07-03) (aged 67)
New Orleans, Louisiana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1914–1915 Wake Forest
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1922–1945 Tulane
Head coaching record
Overall 6–10

Wilbur Cleveland Smith (August 9, 1884 – July 3, 1952) was an American football coach and university administrator. He served as the head football coach at Wake Forest University from 1914 to 1915, compiling a record of 6–10. Smith was appointed as the athletic director at Tulane University in 1922.[1] He was later dean of Louisiana State University Medical School.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Wake Forest Baptists (Independent) (1914–1915)
1914 Wake Forest 3–6
1915 Wake Forest 3–4
Wake Forest: 6–10
Total: 6–10


  1. ^ Gisclair, S. Derby (2006). Baseball at Tulane University. Arcadia Publishing. p. 29. ISBN 0738542083. Retrieved December 25, 2013.