1935 Kentucky State Thorobreds football team

The 1935 Kentucky State Thorobreds football team was an American football team that represented Kentucky State Industrial College (now known as Kentucky State University) as a member of the Midwest Athletic Association (MAA) during the 1935 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Henry Kean, the team compiled an 8–0 record, won the MAA championship, shut out seven of eight opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 192 to 42. The team was recognized as a black college national co-champion.[1] The team played its home games at Alumni Field in Frankfort, Kentucky. Notable players included Joe "Tarzan" Kendall, an inductee of the College Football Hall of Fame.[2]

1935 Kentucky State Thorobreds football
ConferenceMidwest Athletic Association
Record9–1 ( MAA)
Head coach
← 1934
1936 →

Schedule edit

October 5West Kentucky IndustrialFrankfort, KYW 21–0
October 12at WilberforceWilberforce, OHL 7–19
October 19LaneFrankfort, KYW 35–0
October 26at TuskegeeTuskegee, ALW 19–14
November 2at Morris BrownAtlanta, GAW 15–0
November 9West Virginia StateFrankfort, KYW 13–0
November 16Lincoln (MO)Frankfort, KYW 24–0
November 23at Louisville MunicipalLouisville, KYW 33–0
November 28Tennessee A&I Frankfort, KYW 6–0
December 7vs. Florida A&MMiami, FL (Orange Blossom Classic)W 19–9 [3]
  •  Homecoming

References edit

  1. ^ "Kentucky State Yearly Results (1935-1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved December 3, 2019.
  2. ^ Washington, Chester L. (December 28, 1935). "'Bama State, Kentucky Get 2 Places on 11". Pittsburgh Courier. pp. 2–5. Retrieved August 20, 2023 – via newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Negro Football". Miami Herald. December 8, 1935. p. 1-C. Retrieved August 20, 2023 – via newspapers.com.