T. R. Mobley

Thomas Ray Mobley (April 20, 1892 – May 13, 1964) was a college athletic coach and athletic director. He served in a number of head coaching roles at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette–then known as Southwest Louisiana Institute–including head football (1916, 1919, 1921–1930), basketball (1921–1925), and baseball (1922–1927).

T. R. Mobley
Biographical details
Born(1892-04-20)April 20, 1892
DiedMay 23, 1954(1954-05-23) (aged 62)
Playing career
Position(s)Guard, center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1916Southwest Louisiana
1919Southwest Louisiana
1921–1930Southwest Louisiana
1921–1925Southwest Louisiana
1922–1927Southwest Louisiana
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1926–1930Southwest Louisiana

Mobley served as an officer in the Reserve Corps of the Army in 1920.[1]

He played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU), lettering from 1913 to 1914.[2]


  1. ^ "Official List of Officers of the Officers' Reserve Corps of the Army of the United States, Volumes 5-10". United States. Adjutant-General's Office. 1920. Retrieved October 1, 2019.
  2. ^ "2018 LSU Football Media Guide". LSU Tigers. Retrieved October 1, 2019.

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