The score was 222-0, part 4

 
Series: Random Thoughts | Story 13

February 16, 2024



As we have seen, Georgia Tech defeated Cumberland College in a 1916 football game that ended with the score of 222-0 with Cumberland being on the losing end of the contest.

An interesting footnote to the game has to do with the student chosen by the Cumberland administration to put together a team and fulfill a contract that Georgia Tech refused to ignore.

His name was George Allen, and he was from Boonville, Mississippi. He was extremely outgoing and had a great sense of humor. He was a good speaker and liked to tell stories that had exaggerations sprinkled throughout them.

Allen was 20 years...



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