Tom Rogers (American football)
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
Wake Forest (assistant)
Wake Forest (line)
|Head coaching record|
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. He served as an assistant football coach at Wake Forest from 1938 to 1940 and at Clemson University in 1941 and 1942. 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.
Head coaching record
- "2013 Duke Football Media Guide" (PDF). Duke Sports Information Office. p. 117. Retrieved December 24, 2013.
- "Rogers, Sanford Are Mentioned For Wake Forest Coaching Job". The Dispatch (Lexington, North Carolina). March 5, 1951. Retrieved December 24, 2013.
- "Rogers Quits Coaching Ranks For Work In Public Relations". Wilmington Morning Star (Wilmington, North Carolina). February 14, 1956. Retrieved December 24, 2013.