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1902 VPI football
ConferenceIndependent
1902 record3–2–1
Head coachR. R. Brown (1st season)
CaptainHunter Carpenter
Home stadiumGibboney Field
Seasons
← 1901
1903 →

The 1902 VPI football team represented Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in the 1902 college football season. The team was led by their head coach R. R. Brown and finished with a record of three wins, three losses, and one tie (3–2–1).

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 13[1]3:00 p.m.[1]vs. Washington and Lee
L 0–6
October 18North Carolina A&MW 11–6
October 25North CarolinaRoanoke, VAT 0–03,000[2]
November 83:30 p.m.[3]Georgetown
  • Gibboney Field
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 28–0
November 154:00 p.m.[4]at Virginia
L 0–61,000[4]
November 27vs. VMI
W 50–56,000[6]
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1902 Virginia Tech football schedule[7]

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1902 football team according to the roster published in the 1903 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[8]

VPI 1902 roster
Quarterback
  • Charles Edgar Bear

Guards

  • Graber
  • McCullough

Tackles

Center

  • Joseph Clay Stiles
Ends
  • Creighton Childs Campbell
  • Miller
  • Wilmer Nelson Robins
  • Joe Ware

Halfbacks

Fullback

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "The Game Postponed". Richmond Dispatch (Library of Virginia): p. 9. October 12, 1902. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=RD19021012&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-foot+ball------#. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  2. "Both Failed to Score". The Times (Library of Virginia): p. 2. October 26, 1902. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=T19021026&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-foot+ball------#. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  3. "V.P.I's Easy Victory". Richmond Dispatch (Library of Virginia): p. 21. November 9, 1902. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=RD19021109.1.21&srpos=16&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-vpi+quarterback------#. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "'Varsity Defeats Blacksburg Cadets". The Times (Library of Virginia): p. 1. November 16, 1902. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=T19021116.1.1&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-foot+ball------. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  5. "Easy for the V.P.I.". Richmond Dispatch (Library of Virginia): p. 1. November 28, 1902. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=RD19021128.1.7&srpos=2&e=------190-en-20--1--txt-txIN-%22vpi%22+foot+ball------#. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  6. "V.P.I. Outclasses V.M.I. at Norfolk". The Times (Library of Virginia): p. 1. November 28, 1902. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=T19021128.1.1&e=-------en-20--1--txt-txIN-foot+ball------. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  7. Virginia Tech Football Past Schedules "1902–1903". Virginia Tech Sports Information Department, Hokiesports.com. Accessed November 11, 2015.
  8. "The Bugle 1903". Virginia Tech Bugle. 1903. p. 131. http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/bugle/bugl1903/1903_BUGLE.pdf. Retrieved 2015-11-11.
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