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1923 Trinity Blue Devils football
ConferenceIndependent
1923 record5–4
Head coachE. L. Alexander (1st season)
CaptainJimmy Simpson
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →

The 1923 Trinity Blue Devils team was an American football team that represented Trinity College (later renamed Duke University) as an independent during the 1923 college football season. In its first and only season under head coach E. L. Alexander, the team compiled a 5–4 record and outscored opponents by a total of 211 to 104. The team shut out [[{{{school}}}|Guilford]] (68-0), Randolph-Macon (54-0), and Elon (39-0). Jimmy Simpson was the team captain.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29 [[{{{school}}}|Guilford]] Durham, NC W 68–0
October 6 Randolph-Macon Durham, NC W 54–0
October 12 North Carolina Durham, NC (rivalry) L 6–14
October 20 vs. William & Mary Rocky Mount, NC L 0–21
October 27 at Virginia Charlottesville, VA L 0–33
November 3 vs. Elon Greensboro, NC W 39–0
November 10 at Wake Forest Wake Forest, NC L 6–16
November 24 at Newberry Newberry, SC W 20–14
December 1 vs. Davidson Charlotte, NC W 18–6

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