|College||Prairie View A&M University|
|College Football DataWarehouse|
|Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Sapenter was the 18th head college football coach for the Prairie View A&M University Panthers located in Prairie View, Texas and he held that position for two seasons, from 1995 until 1996. His career coaching record at Prairie View was 0 wins, 22 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 22nd at Prairie View in total wins and 22nd at Prairie View in winning percentage (0.000). Coach Sapenter was initially hired on an interim basis with the specific rule that if he can win, he would be kept.
Coach Sapenter's 22 consecutive losses played a major part in the worst losing streak in NCAA history of 88 games between 1989 and 1998. Sapenter was first suspended with pay and then subsequently fired from a rules violation investigation invovling the use of ineligible players.
Sapenter had better results as a player at Prairie View when he played center and linebacker for in the late 1950s -- Prairie View fielded championship teams during this time period. He played well enough to earn a place in the school's Hall of Fame.