| Wins against Kentucky - 1 | Losses against Kentucky - 0 |
Alma Mater: Birmingham Southern College
Date Born: December 30, 1896
Date Died: May 26, 1965
Overall Record: 49-43 [5 Seasons]
|2/7/1923||Centenary at Kentucky||L||21 - 28||-|
Biography - Alabama Legends
Homer Hill Norton was born December 30, 1896, in Carrolton, Alabama. While attending Birmingham Southern College he was a letterman in 4 sports. From 1916 to 1919 he played professional baseball for the Birmingham Barons in the Southern league.
In 1920 he accepted a position as Athletic Director and assistant football coach at Centenary College. In six years he became the head football coach and quickly developed winning teams. Leaving in 1934 with a record of 60-19-9 he accepted the head football coach's position at Texas A&M. In 14 years at Texas A&M, his record included three national championships, three southwestern conference championships, and a string of 19 straight wins over a two year period, and from 1939 to 1941 his team won 29 games and lost 3. His overall coaching record was 142-72-18. He passed away in 1965.
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