Dean Slayton

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Dean Slayton
Playing career
1954–1955Tyler Junior College
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1958Tulsa (GA)
1959–1960Duncan HS (OK) (assistant)
1961Sherman HS (TX) (assistant)
1962Jacksonville HS (TX) (assistant)
1963Texas Western (assistant)
1964Bridge City HS (TX) (assistant)
1965Cisco HS (TX) (assistant)
1966–1968McKinney HS (TX) (assistant)
1969–1971Howard Payne (assistant)
1972–1978Howard Payne
1979–1980North Texas State (assistant)
1981–1997Texas Tech (assistant)
Head coaching record

Dean Slayton is a former American football coach. He was the 13th head football coach at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas, serving for seven seasons, from 1972 to 1978, compiling a record of 28–42–2. After leaving Howard Payne in 1979, Slayton became an assistant coach at North Texas State University—now known as University of North Texas—under head coach Jerry Moore. He followed Moore to Texas Tech University in 1981 and remained there as an assistant coach for 16 seasons.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Howard Payne Yellow Jackets (Lone Star Conference) (1972–1978)
1972 Howard Payne 5–4 4–4 T–4th
1973 Howard Payne 8–3 8–1 2nd
1974 Howard Payne 5–6 4–5 T–6th
1975 Howard Payne 5–5–1 4–5 6th
1976 Howard Payne 1–8–1 1–5–1 T–7th
1977 Howard Payne 2–8 0–7 8th
1978 Howard Payne 2–8 0–7 8th
Howard Payne: 28–42–2 21–19–1
Total: 28–34–2


  1. ^ "Staff:Red Raiders:bio:Dean Slayton". Archived from the original on March 14, 2016. Retrieved March 13, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)