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Homer H. Norton

Homer Norton
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1896-12-30)December 30, 1896
Carrollton, Alabama
Died May 26, 1965(1965-05-26) (aged 68)
College Station, Texas
Playing career
1916–1919 Birmingham Barons
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1919–1921 Centenary
1922–1925 Centenary (assistant)
1926–1933 Centenary
1934–1947 Texas A&M
1921–1926 Centenary
1924–1928 Centenary
1943–1944 Texas A&M
Head coaching record
Overall 143–75–18 (football)
49–43 (basketball)
62–37–1 (baseball)
Bowls 2–2–1
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
1 National (1939)
2 SIAA (1926–1927)
3 SWC (1939–1941)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1971 (profile)

Homer Hill Norton (December 30, 1896 – May 26, 1965) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Centenary College of Louisiana from 1919 to 1921 and 1926 to 1933 and at Texas A&M University from 1934 to 1947, compiling a career college football record of 143–75–18. His 1939 Texas A&M team went 11–0, beating Tulane in the Sugar Bowl, and was named a national champion. Norton's record at Texas A&M was 82–53–9, giving him the second most wins of any coach in Texas A&M Aggies football history. He was fired in 1947 when his team went 3–6–1 and lost to Texas for the eighth straight year. Norton was inducted into the [[College Football

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