April 14, 1876|
|Died||October 17, 1971
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1968 (profile)
Rogers was born in the forests of Minnesota to a pioneer lumberman, and Chippewa Indian mother
He attended school at both Carlisle Institute and the University of Minnesota. Rogers career spanned seven seasons, four as a member of the Redmen teams which lifted Carlisle to national prominence and three campaigns at Minnesota. He served as team captain at Carlisle in 1900 and Minnesota in 1903. The 1903 Minnesota team had an 11-0-1 record. In 1904 Rogers was head coach at Carlisle, and had a 9–2 record.
The following year, he returned to Minneapolis and began practicing law. He practiced law for 62 years, from 1905 to 1966, retiring at the age of 90.
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