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Tom Rogers
File:Tom Rogers (Taps 1942).png
Rogers at Clemson in 1941
Sport(s)Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born1910
Playing career
Position(s)End
Head coaching record
Overall21–25–4 (football)
18–14 (baseball)

Thomas Rogers (1910 – ?) was an American football player and coach of football and baseball. He served as the head football coach at Wake Forest University from 1951 to 1955, compiling a record of 21–25–4. He was also the head baseball coach at Clemson University from 1941 to 1942, tallying a mark of 18–14.

Born in 1910 and a native of Hinton, West Virginia, Rogers played college football as an end at Duke University under Wallace Wade from 1931 to 1933.[1] He served as an assistant football coach at Wake Forest from 1938 to 1940 and at Clemson University in 1941 and 1942.[2] After serving in the United States Navy during World War II, Rogers returned to Wake Forest as an assistant coach in 1946. He succeeded Peahead Walker as head coach there in 1951. He resigned from his post at Wake Forest in February 1956 to go into real estate development near Southport, North Carolina.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (Southern Conference) (1951–1952)
1951 Wake Forest 6–4 5–3 T–7th
1952 Wake Forest 5–4–1 5–1 T–2nd
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1953–1955)
1953 Wake Forest 3–6–1 2–3 T–3rd
1954 Wake Forest 2–7–1 1–4–1 6th
1955 Wake Forest 5–4–1 3–3–1 T–4th
Wake Forest: 21–25–4 16–14–2
Total: 21–25–4
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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