Peter Willis "Pete" Cawthon was a legend in the Texas College football-coaching ranks. At Beaumont High School, where he began his coaching career in 1919, Cawthon coached Dunlap "Bull" Johnson who became Texas A&M"s first All-American. Cawthon did an outstanding job of building football teams at Terrill Prep in Dallas, Austin College, and Texas Tech. At Terrill Prep, he posted two nine-victory seasons, and during his five years at Austin College, his teams did not have a single losing year. At Texas Tech, he put the Red Raiders into their first two bowl games and finished an 11-year Tech career with a record of 76-32-6. Cawthon ended his 16-year college coaching tenure with 98 wins, 51 losses, and 10 ties. He later coached professional football and was the athletic director at Alabama. Cawthon was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame in 1978.