George C. Rogers

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George Rogers
Sport(s) College football
Biographical details
Born (1889-10-09)October 9, 1889
Charleston, South Carolina
Died October 22, 1964(1964-10-22) (aged 75)
Charleston, South Carolina
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1913–1915 The Citadel
1919 The Citadel
Head coaching record
Overall 14-16-3

George Calvin Rogers, Sr. was the sixth head college football coach for The Citadel Bulldogs located in Charleston, South Carolina and he held that position for four seasons, from 1913 until 1919. His career coaching record at The Citadel was 14 wins, 16 losses, and 3 ties. This ranks him 12th at The Citadel in total wins and 14th at The Citadel in winning percentage.[1] He also served as head baseball coach in 1914 and 1915 and resumed the position from 1921 through 1924.

Rogers graduated from The Citadel in 1910, serving as team captain in football, baseball and track, and earning a total of 12 varsity letters.[2] He also coached at the Georgia Military Academy and at high schools in Charleston.[3]

Rogers later served as superintendent of the Charleston public school system, from 1946 until retiring in June 1955.[4][5]

Rogers died at his home in 1964.[6]

Head coaching record[edit]



Season Team Overall Postseason
The Citadel (Independent) (1914–1915)
1914 The Citadel 7–5
1915 The Citadel 5–4
The Citadel: 12–9
The Citadel (Independent) (1921–1924)
1921 The Citadel 2–7
1922 The Citadel 6–6
1923 The Citadel 3–8
1924 The Citadel 3–6
The Citadel: 14–27
Total: 26–36

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ Citadel Coaching Records
  2. ^ "Hall of Famers". The Citadel Football Association. Retrieved 17 September 2015. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ [3]
  6. ^ "Former Dog Grid Coach Dies at 75", Florence Morning News, Friday, October 23, 1964, Florence, South Carolina, United States Of America

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