Joseph Rogers (American football)

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Joseph Rogers
Biographical details
Born(1924-09-30)September 30, 1924
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
DiedApril 1, 2011(2011-04-01) (aged 86)
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1946–1949 Villanova
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1952–1955 Villanova (freshmen)
1956–1959 Villanova (backfield)
1959 Villanova (interim HC)
1960–1966 Villanova (backfield)
Head coaching record
Overall1–5

Joseph Patrick Rogers Sr. (September 30, 1924 – April 1, 2011) was an American football player and coach. He served as the interim head football coach at Villanova University for the final six games of the 1959 season, compiling a record of 1–5. [1] [2]

American football Team field sport

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, the team with possession of the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense, the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.

Villanova University Catholic university near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Villanova University is a private Catholic research university in Radnor Township, Pennsylvania. Named after Saint Thomas of Villanova, the university is the oldest Catholic university in Pennsylvania and the only Augustinian university in the United States.

Head coaching record

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Villanova Wildcats (NCAA University Division independent)(1959)
1959 Villanova 1–5
Villanova:1–5
Total:1–5

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