1918 Centre Colonels football team

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1918 Centre Praying Colonels football
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ConferenceIndependent
1918 record4–0
Head coachCharley Moran
Assistant coachRobert L. Myers
Offensive schemeSingle wing
CaptainMatty Bell
Home stadiumCheek Field
Seasons
← 1917
1919 →

The 1918 Centre Colonels football team represented Centre College in the 1918 college football season. The season started late due to flu epidemic. The game on November 16 with University of Kentucky was cancelled for the same reason.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
November 2 2:30 p. m.[1] Transylvania Cheek Field • Danville, KY W 44–0  
November 9 Great Lakes Military Center Cheek Field • Danville, KY W 23–0  
November 22 Camp Zachary Taylor Cheek Field • Danville, KY W 10–0  
November 28 at Georgetown Danville, KY W 83–0  
*Non-conference game.

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Players[edit]

Line[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
Matty Bell end Fort Worth, TX North Side H. S. 163 19
Ashley Blevins guard
Ben Cregor guard Springfield, KY 5'11" 175 19
Bill James tackle Fort Worth, TX North Side H. S. 169 20
Sully Montgomery tackle Fort Worth, TX North Side H. S. 6'3" 210 17
Red Weaver center Fort Worth, TX North Side H. S. 5'10" 158 20
Edwin Whitnell end Fulton, KY Fulton H. S. 160 18

Backfield[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
Army Armstrong halfback Fort Smith, AR Fort Smith H. S. 5'10" 154 20
Allen Davis halfback Danville, KY 148 19
Bo McMillin quarterback Fort Worth, TX North Side H. S. 5'9" 175 20
Red Roberts fullback Somerset, KY Somerset H. S. 6'2" 193 18

Subs[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
Tom Moran back Nashville, TN 5'8" 175 18
Joe Murphy back Columbus, OH East H. S. 130 19

Unlisted[edit]

Player
John Copper
Robert Ford
Herbert Lancaster
A. W. Price
L. W. Walker
C. L. Williams,

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Coaching staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.newspapers.com/clip/8291937/the_advocatemessenger/
  2. ^ "Centre College Football Records (1910-1919)".[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Football team, 1918".