1924 Centre Praying Colonels football team

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1924 Centre Praying Colonels football
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Southern champion
SIAA co-champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1924 record 5–1–1 (1–0 SIAA)
Head coach Robert L. Myers[1]
Home stadium Farris Stadium
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Centre + 1 0 0     5 1 1
Oglethorpe + 5 0 0     6 3 1
Mississippi College 2 0 1     2 5 1
Newberry 4 1 0     8 2 0
Mercer 4 1 1     5 3 2
Sewanee* 2 1 0     6 4 0
The Citadel 4 2 0     6 4 0
Transylvania 2 1 0     2 2 0
Louisville 2 1 0     3 4 1
Millsaps 1 1 0     3 5 1
Georgetown (KY) 1 1 0     1 4 0
Furman 1 2 0     5 5 0
Wofford 2 4 0     3 7 0
Howard 1 3 0     3 5 1
Presbyterian 1 3 0     1 6 1
Vanderbilt* 0 1 0     6 3 1
Louisiana College 0 1 0     0 1 0
Western Kentucky 0 2 0     4 6 0
Erskine 0 4 0     0 7 0
Chattanooga 0 5 0     1 7 1
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • * – co-member of SoCon

The 1924 Centre Praying Colonels football team represented Centre College in the 1924 college football season. The Praying Colonels scored 119 points while allowing 20 points and finished 5-1-1, including giving Alabama its only loss of the season;[2] Alabama would not lose another game until 1927.[3][4]

Quarterback Herb Covington was named to the 1924 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 Valparaiso* Danville, KY T 0–0  
October 18 Transylvania Danville, KY W 43–0  
October 25 West Virginia* Danville, KY L 6–13  
November 1 at Kentucky* Lexington, KY W 7–0  
November 8 Tennessee* Danville, KY W 32–0  
November 15 at Alabama* Rickwood FieldBirmingham, AL W 17–0  
November 29 Georgia* Danville, KY W 14–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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