1927 Centenary Gentlemen football team

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1927 Centenary Gentlemen football
SIAA co-champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1927 record 10–0 (3–0 SIAA)
Head coach Homer H. Norton (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Mississippi College + 6 0 0     8 0 0
Centenary + 3 0 0     10 0 0
Chattanooga + 5 0 0     8 1 0
Furman + 3 0 0     10 1 0
Stetson 4 0 1     6 0 1
Georgetown (KY) 1 0 0     1 0 1
Western Kentucky 2 2 0     5 4 0
Presbyterian 2 2 1     3 3 3
Louisville 2 2 0     4 5 0
Louisiana College 1 1 0     1 1 0
Loyola (LA) 1 0 1     1 0 1
The Citadel 2 3 1     3 6 1
Howard (AL) 1 2 1     7 2 2
Florida Southern 2 4 1     2 5 1
Millsaps 1 2 0     1 2 0
Louisiana Tech 1 3 0     3 5 0
Wofford 0 1 0     0 1 0
Mercer 0 1 0     1 3 0
Centre 0 1 0     0 3 0
Erskine 0 1 0     0 3 0
Rollins 0 2 0     0 2 0
Union (TN) 0 2 0     0 2 0
Transylvania 0 3 0     0 3 0
SW Louisiana 0 5 0     2 6 1
Newberry 0 6 0     0 8 1
Kentucky Wesleyan 0 0 0     0 0 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1927 Centenary Gentlemen football team represented the Centenary College of Louisiana during the 1927 college football season. Centenary posted an undefeated 10–0 record and beat four Southwestern Conference schools.[1] It is one of the school's best ever teams.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 1 Millsaps Shreveport, Louisiana W 26–0  
October 8 SMU* Shreveport, Louisiana W 21–12  
October 15 Southern* Shreveport, Louisiana W 26–0  
October 22 at Baylor* Waco, Texas W 9–6  
October 29 Birmingham–Southern* Shreveport, Louisiana W 27–7  
November 5 at Rice* Houston W 33–7  
November 11 Texas Christian* Shreveport, Louisiana W 7–3  
November 19 Louisiana Tech Shreveport, Louisiana W 33–0  
November 24 Louisville Shreveport, Louisiana W 59–2  
 ? Sam Houston St.* Shreveport, Louisiana W 27–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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