Cecil Creen

Cecil Lee Creen (c. 1897 – February 20, 1934) was a college football player.

Cecil Creen
Alabama Crimson Tide
PositionQuarterback
ClassGraduate
Career history
CollegeAlabama (1916)
Personal information
Born:c. 1897
Anniston, Alabama
Died:February 20, 1934
Anniston, Alabama
Career highlights and awards

University of Alabama

Creen was a prominent quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama.

1916

In an 80 to 0 win over Southern University in 1916, Goree Johnson and Cecil Creen each scored four touchdowns.[1] The next week, Creen ran in the touchdown to defeat Mississippi College 7 to 6.[2] For the game against Ole Miss, Alabama's 1916 season recap reads "Alabama defeated the University of Mississippi at Tuscaloosa by the score of 27 to 0 with Creen again being the star on the offense."[3] He was selected All-Southern,[4] and was given honorable mention from Walter Camp.

References

  1. ^ "1916". Retrieved February 22, 2015.
  2. ^ "Notable Comeback Victories" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on November 29, 2014. Retrieved February 22, 2015.
  3. ^ "1916 season recap" (PDF). Retrieved February 22, 2015.
  4. ^ "All-Southern Football Team As Picked By Sport Writers". Augusta Chronicle. December 3, 1916.
1916 College Football All-Southern Team

The 1916 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1916.

Georgia Tech posted the best SIAA record, and tied for the championship with Tennessee. Graham Vowell, Pup Phillips, and Irby Curry were selected for Walter Camp's third-team All-American. Both Curry and Tommy Spence would die in France serving the United States in the First World War.

1916 Florida Gators football team

The 1916 Florida Gators football team represented the University of Florida in the sport of American football during the 1916 college football season. The season was C. J. McCoy's third and last as the head coach of the Florida Gators football team. Depleted of first-string football talent and lacking depth, McCoy's 1916 Florida Gators suffered through a disastrous season in which they posted an overall record of 0–5 and a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) conference record of 0–4 while scoring a total of three points, leading to the head coach's dismissal.Florida football's first losing season was notable for the first meetings with future Southeastern Conference rivals Tennessee and Alabama.

1916 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team

The 1916 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team represented the Georgia Tech Golden Tornado of the Georgia Institute of Technology during the 1916 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. Georgia Tech was a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA). The Tornado was coached by John Heisman in his 13th year as head coach, compiling a record of 8–0–1 (5–0 SIAA) and outscoring opponents 421 to 20. Georgia Tech played its home games at Grant Field. One writer claimed the 1916 team "seemed to personify Heisman." This was the first team to vault Georgia Tech to national prominence.The season featured the 222–0 defeat of Cumberland, the largest margin of victory in football history. Tech scored the second-most points in the nation, behind Georgetown. Everett Strupper was third in the nation in scoring, including 16 touchdowns.Several players received post-season honors. Pup Phillips was the first Tech center selected All-Southern, and was selected third-team All-America by Walter Camp. Along with Phillips and Strupper, tackle Walker Carpenter, guard Bob Lang, and fullback Tommy Spence were also All-Southern.

List of Alabama Crimson Tide starting quarterbacks

This is a list of every Alabama Crimson Tide football team quarterback and the years they participated on the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.

Alabama quarterbacks have played prominent roles in American society off the gridiron as well. Both Farley Moody and Charlie Joplin died while serving in the First World War.

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