1922 Centenary Gentlemen football team

The 1922 Centenary Gentlemen football team represented the Centenary College of Louisiana during the 1922 college football season. The nine-game schedule was the longest in school history.[1] "A small, obscure liberal arts college with a student body of less than 300 suddenly fields a powerful football team in 1922."[2] The team posted an 8–1 record and was led by head coach Bo McMillin, who preferred to be at a small school.[3]

1922 Centenary Gentlemen football
LIAA champion
ConferenceLouisiana Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1922 record8–1 (4–0 LIAA)
Head coach
Seasons
← 1921
1923 →

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 30Marshall (TX)Shreveport, LAW 77–0
October 7Louisiana CollegeShreveport, LA W 34–0
October 14at MillsapsJackson, MSW 21–7
October 21Tennessee Docs
  • Louisiana State Fairgrounds
  • Shreveport, LA
L 0–14
October 25Louisiana NormalShreveport, LAW 28–7
November 4Loyola (LA)Shreveport, LAW 48–02,500[4]
November 11Henderson-BrownShreveport, LAW 28–0
November 18at LouisvilleLouisville, KYW 39–13[5]
November 30Louisiana TechShreveport, LAW 20–08,000[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'Bo' McMillan's Eleven Has Big Game Schedule". The Capital Times. August 8, 1922. p. 9. Retrieved December 1, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  
  2. ^ "Glory Years of Football, Centenary College of Louisiana, 1922-1942". Centenary College of Louisiana. 2000.
  3. ^ "M'Millin Tells Why He Coaches Centenary Team". Alton Evening Telegraph. November 16, 1922. p. 9. Retrieved December 1, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  
  4. ^ Joe R. Carter (November 5, 1922). "Centenary Defeats Loyola By Overwhelming Score". The Shreveport Times. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "'Bo' McMillin's Centenary Gentlemen Crush the Cardinal Hopes: Team Play of Visitors Sweeps Locals Aside; Cardinal Offense Weak". The Courier-Journal. November 19, 1922. pp. VI-1, VI-5 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Over 8,000 See Centenary-TEch Game Thursday". Shreveport Journal. Shreveport, Louisiana. December 1, 1922. p. 7. Retrieved July 11, 2021 – via Newspapers.com  .