|1891 VMI Keydets football|
|Head coach||Walter Taylor (1st season)|
The 1891 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in their first season of organized football. In 1873, however, VMI played Washington and Lee in their only game of the season, losing 4–2. No coaching or player records are known from that game.
|October 31||Washington and Lee||W 6–0|
|November 11||Washington and Lee||T 0–0|
|November 12||St. John's (MD)||W 18–0|
|November 20||at Pantops Academy||W 28–12|