|1873 Washington and Lee Generals football|
|Head coach||Unknown (1st season)|
|1873 college football records|
|Washington and Lee||–||4||–||0||–||0|
The 1873 Washington and Lee Generals football team represented the Washington and Lee University in the 1873 college football season, the school's first season of football. Their four-game season featured four wins over VMI including its earliest victory and the first game in the South, a 4–2 win. The team has no known coach.
|November 2||VMI||W 4–2|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-02. https://web.archive.org/web/20121002050631/http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_iaa/bigsouth/virginia_military_institute/yearly_results.php?year=1873. Retrieved 2012-10-12.
- ↑ Melvin I. Smith. Evolvements of Early American Foot Ball: Through the 1890/91 Season. p. 62. https://books.google.com/books?id=kxuEYG6WmOsC&pg=PA62#v=onepage&q&f=false.