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Bill Rogers
South Carolina GamecocksNo. N/A
Quarterback Graduate
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Date of birth:
Career history
 College(s):
South Carolina (1924–1926)
Career highlights and awards
* All-Southern (1926)
  • South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame

Bill Rogers was a college football, baseball, and basketball player for the South Carolina Gamecocks of the University of South Carolina.

GamecocksEdit

Rogers earned nine varsity letters in his time at South Carolina.[1]

FootballEdit

On Branch Bocock's football teams, he was quarterback and punter. Once against rival Clemson Rogers picked up his own punt, which had bounced off a Clemson player, and ran seventeen yards for a 10 to 0 lead in what would be a 33 to 0 victory.[2][3][4] Rogers was selected All-Southern in 1926.[5] In Rogers three years leading the football team it went 20–10.[1]

BasketballEdit

The basketball team went 33–16 while Rogers was on the team. He scored 345 points in 47 career games.[1]

Rogers was elected to the South Carolina Athletics Hall of Fame in 1969.[1]

ReferencesEdit

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