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1906 VPI football
ConferenceIndependent
1906 record5–2–2
Head coachSally Miles (2nd season)
CaptainJames A. Nutter
Home stadiumGibboney Field
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →

Template:1906 college football independents records The 1906 VPI football team represented Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in the 1906 college football season. The team was led by their head coach Sally Miles and finished with a record of five wins, two losses, and two ties (5–2–2).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 6vs. William & Mary
W 12–0450[2]
October 8William & MaryW 28–0
October 13at Clemson
T 0–0
October 27vs. North Carolina
T 0–04,000[3]
November 3Roanoke
  • Gibboney Field
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 18–0
November 10vs. BucknellNorfolk, VAL 0–10
November 17Davidson
  • Gibboney Field
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 10–0
November 24at NavyL 0–5
November 29vs. North Carolina A&M
W 6–010,000[4][5]
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1906 Virginia Tech football schedule[6]

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1906 football team according to the roster published in the 1907 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[7]

VPI 1906 roster
Quarterback
  • Eugene Munson Wilson

Guards

  • George Hamilton Cunningham
  • Meade Montgomery Goodwyn

Tackles

  • William Lewis Branch
  • Charles Edward Diffendal

Center

  • Allen Burnley Johnson
Ends

Halfbacks

  • Herbert David Hodgson
  • James Arthur Nutter (Capt.)

Fullback

  • Russell Wilmer Smith
Substitutes
  • Grant
  • Joseph Talmage Luttrell
  • Stiles

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Football This Afternoon". The Evening News (Library of Virginia): p. 1. October 6, 1906. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=TVN19061006.1.1&e=-------en-20--1-byDA.rev-txt-txIN-foot+ball------. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  2. "William and Mary Easily Defeated". Richmond Times-Dispatch (Library of Congress): p. E2. October 7, 1906. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038615/1906-10-07/ed-1/seq-34/. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Teams Fought To Tie In Fast Game Before Big Crowd". Richmond Times-Dispatch (Library of Congress): p. F1. October 28, 1906. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038615/1906-10-28/ed-1/seq-29/. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Virginia Team Won From A. & M.". Richmond Times-Dispatch (Library of Congress): p. 1. November 30, 1906. http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038615/1906-11-30/ed-1/seq-1/. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  5. "Thanksgiving Day Gridiron Contests". The Evening News (Library of Virginia): p. 1. November 30, 1906. http://virginiachronicle.com/cgi-bin/virginia?a=d&d=TVN19061130.1.1&e=-------en-20--1-byDA.rev-txt-txIN-foot+ball------. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  6. Virginia Tech Football Past Schedules "1906–1907". Virginia Tech Sports Information Department, Hokiesports.com. Accessed November 17, 2015.
  7. "The Bugle 1907". Virginia Tech Bugle. 1907. http://spec.lib.vt.edu/archives/bugle/bugl1907/1907_BUGLE.pdf. Retrieved 2015-11-17.
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