1905 Washington and Lee Generals football
ConferenceIndependent
1905 record7–2
Head coachR. R. Brown (1st season)
CaptainE. Rankin
Home stadiumWilson Field
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1905 college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         10 0 0
Penn         12 0 1
Stanford         8 0 0
Kentucky U.         7 0 3
Stetson         4 0 1
Kansas         10 1 0
Navy         10 1 1
VPI         9 1 0
Colorado         8 1 0
Case         8 1 1
Dartmouth         7 1 2
Central Michigan         7 1 0
Swarthmore         7 1 0
Chattanooga         6 1 0
Western U. of Penn.         10 2 0
Nebraska         9 2 0
Princeton         8 2 0
Harvard         8 2 1
Oklahoma         7 2 0
Washington and Lee         7 2 0
Wesleyan         7 2 1
Washington & Jefferson         9 3 0
Penn State         8 3 0
Kansas State         6 2 0
Utah         6 2 0
Carlisle         10 4 0
Washburn         7 3 0
Oregon Agricultural         6 3 0
Iowa State         6 3 0
West Virginia         6 3 0
South Carolina         4 2 1
California         4 1 2
Arizona         4 2 0
Kentucky State         6 3 1
USC         6 3 1
Cornell         6 4 0
Maryland         6 4 0
Oregon         4 2 2
Washington         4 2 2
Missouri         5 4 0
Notre Dame         5 4 0
Virginia         5 4 0
North Carolina         4 3 1
Army         4 4 1
Michigan State Normal         4 4 0
TCU         4 4 0
Washington State         4 4 0
Connecticut         2 2 0
Wyoming         3 4 0
Wabash         4 5 0
Richmond         3 5 2
Montana         2 3 0
Geneva         4 6 0
Rutgers         3 6 0
Villanova         3 7 0
Delaware         3 4 1
William & Mary         2 4 1
The Citadel         2 3 1
VMI         2 5 1
Oklahoma A&M         1 3 2
Arkansas         2 6 0
Kendall         1 3 0
Baylor         1 6 0
Tempe         0 3 0

The 1905 Washington and Lee Generals football team represented the Washington and Lee University during the 1905 college football season. This was the school's first successful football team,[1] capped by the victory on Thanksgiving over George Washington.[2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26Miller's School
W 12–0
October 3Richmond
  • Wilson Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 33–0
October 10Hampden–Sydney
  • Wilson Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 18–0
October 17Roanoke
  • Wilson Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 34–0
November 1Richmond
  • Wilson Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 6–0
November 4[[{{{school}}}|Randolph–Macon]]W 16–0
November 11at VPIL 0–15
November 18at North Carolina A&MRaleigh, NCL 0–21
November 30at [[{{{school}}}|George Washington]]
W 17–0

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Washington and Lee". The Washington Post: p. 39. November 26, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3106551/the_washington_post/. Retrieved August 28, 2015. open access
  2. "Virginians Wins The Game". The Washington Post: p. 9. December 1, 1905. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3106613/the_washington_post/. Retrieved August 28, 2015. open access
  3. "Calyx". archive.org. https://archive.org/stream/calyx1906wash#page/142/mode/2up. Retrieved August 28, 2015.
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