Hosea Rodgers News & Bio


Name:Hosea Rodgers
Hometown:Brewton, AL
High School:Brewton
Born:December 25, 1921
Died:April 9, 2001
Notes:Football
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‘No better player per pound’ than Boyden star Bobby Weant at UNC in 1940s
The game program for the epic 1948 North Carolina-Duke football game declares there is “no better Tar Heel player per pound” than Bobby Weant. That...

Top 20 UNC Football Teams: No. 6 - 1947
The 1947 Tar Heels finished 8-2 and didn't allow more than seven points in any of their final seven games, while Charlie Justice, Art Weiner,...

Picture Day 1946: When Hugh Morton met Charlie Justice
One of the most welcomed lettermen returning to the Tar Heels in 1946 was Hosea Rodgers, a 200-pound fullback who led Carolina to a victory...

Memories of Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice and Doak Walker
When UNC played Wake Forest on October 15, 1949 my dad and I were there. We arrived in Chapel Hill that Saturday and visited Franklin...


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