Earl A. Davis

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Earl A. Davis
Sport(s)Football, basketball
Biographical details
Bornc. 1890
Tennessee
Playing career
Football
c. 1910Transylvania
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1917–1922Missouri Wesleyan
1923–1924McKendree
1925Centenary
1926Northwest Missouri State (assistant)
1927–1936Northwest Missouri State
Basketball
1923–1925McKendree
Head coaching record
Overall51–53–9 (football, excluding Missouri Wesleyan)
22–7 (basketball)

Earl A. "Lefty" Davis was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Missouri Wesleyan College (1917–1922), McKendree College—now known McKendree University (1923–1924), Centenary College of Louisiana (1925), and Northwest Missouri State Teacher's College—now known as Northwest Missouri State University (1927–1936). David played college football at Transylvania University.[1] Davis was also the head basketball coach at McKendree from 1923 to 1925, tallying a mark of 22–7.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Davis Will Aid Bearcat Coach; Former Missouri Wesleyan Mentor to Assist Coach H. F. Lawrence". The Springfield Leader. Springfield, Missouri. October 7, 1927. p. 11. Retrieved October 14, 2016 – via Newspapers.com open access publication – free to read.