Corky Rogers, one of America’s top coaches hospitalized

Corky Rogers High School Football All-Time Coaching WinsPhoto from bolles.org

Media outlets in Jacksonville, Florida are reporting that The Bolles School head coach Corky Rogers, who is Florida’s all-time leader in high school football victories, is in stable condition in the Intensive Care Unit of a Tennessee hospital after becoming ill on Saturday during a vacation in North Carolina.

Rogers has led Bolles to ten state championships and owns a career record of 453-83-1, which places him sixth on America’s all-time wins list.

High School Football All-Time Coaching Wins (through 2014)

1. John McKissick – Summerville HS (South Carolina) 621-156-13

2. *J.T. Curtis – John Curtis (Louisiana) 550-61-6

3. Larry Campbell – Lincoln County HS (Georgia) 477-85-3

4. *Mike Smith – Hampton HS (Virginia) 464-83-2

5. George Curry – Berwick HS (Pennsylvania) 455-102-5

6. *Charles “Corky” Rogers – The Bolles School (Florida) 453-83-1

7. Al Fracassa – Brother Rice (Michigan) 431-117-7

8. *Dick Tighe – St. Edmond HS (Iowa) 430-160-8

9. *Robert Hyland – St. Mary’s Springs HS (Wisconsin) 426-105-2

10. G.A. Moore (Texas) 423-97-9

11. *Phil Danaher – Calallen HS (Texas) 418-106-4

11. *John Herrington – Harrison HS (Michigan) 418-96-1

13. Jack Holley – (North Carolina) 412-96-9

14. *Dick Henzes – Dunmore HS (Pennsylvania) 408-158-8

15. Pete Atkins (Missouri) 405-60-4

16. *Philip Haywood (Kentucky) 403-128

16. Robert Paroli (North Carolina) 403-220

18. *Bob Milloy – Good Counsel HS (Maryland) 399-118-1

18. Bob Ladouceur (California) 399-25-3

20. Gordon Wood (Texas) 396-91-15

21. *Larry “Bud” Wright – Sheridan HS (Indiana) 395-185-2

22. *Curt Bladt – Harlan HS (Iowa) 394-54

23. *C.J. Hamilton – Silver Lake HS (Kansas) 390-89

24. Willie Varner (South Carolina) 383-132-10

25. *Jim Roth – Southern Columbia HS (Pennsylvania) 381-62-2

26. *Jim France – Akron Manchester HS (Ohio) 375-107-3

27. *Jack Johnson – C.M. Russell HS (Montana) 374-131-1

28. Jerry Brewer (Indiana) 368-105-2

29. Alton “Red” Franklin (Louisiana) 367-76-7

30. Howie Vogts (New York) 364-124-10

 

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