Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels football

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Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels
First season 1917
Last season 1941
Stadium Hermance Stadium
(Capacity: 5,000)
Location Brookhaven, Georgia
All-time record 87–128–10 (.409)
Conference titles 2
Colors Black and Gold[1]
Primary Rivals

The Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels football team represented Oglethorpe University in college football. They have not competed since 1941 when World War II shut down all sports in 1942.[2]


Frank B. Anderson established the football and baseball programs in 1917.[3] Jogger Elcock was the team's next coach. Under Harry J. Robertson, the team won a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) conference title on the back of Adrian Maurer in 1924 and 1925.[4] The 1926 team defeated Georgia Tech, and the 1929 team beat Georgia.[5]

Notable players[edit]


  1. ^ Oglethorpe University Brand Standards (PDF). May 1, 2015. Retrieved September 5, 2016. 
  2. ^ Anne A. Salter. Oglethorpe University. p. 98. 
  3. ^ "The Flight of the Stormy Petrel". Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  4. ^ "SIAA Conference Champions". CFDataWarehouse.com. 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  5. ^ http://www.gopetrels.com/information/Greatest_Moments