Geo. D. Hoy, Assistant Coach George D. Hoy deserves a great deal of credit for his assist- ance in developing the strong Gent grid team. His development of the backfield, and its success speaks for his knowledge of the pigskin sport; not only was his ability shown in football, but in track athletics as well. He coached the track team of the Gen- tlemen, which did much toward the promotion of interest in that sport on the Centenary campus, thus making athletics at Cente- nary complete — football, basketball, baseball and track.
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" JEFF " JEFFERIES, Full, Junior Jeff proved himself to be one of the best fullbacks ever to wear the Maroon and White. His defensive play- ing was one of the bright features of the past season. His interference was responsible for many of the num- erous gains against the opposition. He is also very adept at receiving passes. At the beginning of the season Coach Norton predicted one of the best seasons in the history of Centenary. On September 24, thirty-five hundred football fans passed through the gates of the Maroon and White stadium to see the Centenary Gents, S. I. A. A. champs, triumph over Sam Houston Teachers of Huntsville, 27 to 0, in the opening game of the season. Four touchdowns, as sequences of an aerial attack spiced with line plays, gave the Gents their first victory of the season. " BEAR " ALLDAY, Half, Junior Dangerous broken field runner, good punter, and excellent pass receiver. His 101 yard run against Rice was one of the longest runs for touchdown on an inter- cepted pass made the past season in intercollegiate com- petition. Allday promises to surpass previous perform- ances during the 1928 season. He was one of the three of the Gent squad to be given honorable mention for All American by several prominent sport writers.
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