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David Peacock (American football)

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David Peacock
Peacock c. 1912
Biographical details
Born(1890-03-15)March 15, 1890
Eastman, Georgia
Died?
St. Petersburg, Florida[citation needed]
Playing career
1910–1912Georgia
Position(s)Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1914Georgia (assistant)
1916Mercer
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
All-Southern (1911, 1912)

David Roscoe "Emp" Peacock (March 15, 1890 – ?) was a college football player and coach, as well as a politician.

University of Georgia

Playing

1912

As a player, he was an All-Southern guard captain for the Georgia Bulldogs of the University of Georgia in 1912.[1][2] An Athens newspaper said he was "probably the most aggressive lineman in the South."[3] He weighed 185 pounds.

Coaching

Peacock was an assistant for the 1914 Georgia Bulldogs, leaving to get his master's degree at the University of Michigan.[4]

Politics

He was once president pro-tempore of the Georgia state Senate.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Composite All-Southern Eleven Chosen By Eighteen Dopesters". Atlanta Constitution. December 2, 1913. p. 8. Retrieved March 3, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  2. ^ "Georgia Football Squad". The Atlanta Constitution. October 6, 1912. p. 11. Retrieved March 5, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ "Peacock". Weekly Banner. December 8, 1911. p. 2. Retrieved March 5, 2015 – via Digital Library of Georgia. open access
  4. ^ "Georgia Assistant Coach, "Emp" Peacock, Goes To Get A. M. Degree". Athens Banner. November 22, 1914. p. 16. Retrieved March 5, 2015 – via Digital Library of Georgia. open access
  5. ^ "Hon. Roscoe Peacock, "Vice President of Senate"". Weekly Banner. June 29, 1917. p. 1. Retrieved March 5, 2015 – via Digital Library of Georgia. open access


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