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1908 VMI Keydets football
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Conference Independent
1908 record 4–2
Head coach Charles Roller (2nd year)
Seasons
« 1907 1909 »

The 1908 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in their 18th season of organized football. VMI went 4–2 in a fairly short season under head coach Charles Roller.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3[2]William & MaryW 21–0
October 10Hampden–Sydney
  • Unknown
  • Lexington, VA
W 40–0
October 13[3]Staunton Military Academy
  • Unknown
  • Lexington, VA
W 57–0
October 17[3]St. John's (MD)
  • Unknown
  • Lexington, VA
L 2–10
October 24[4]vs. VPIL 0–10
October 31[5]vs. Roanoke
  • Unknown
  • Lexington, VA
W 37–0

[1]

  • On October 13, when VMI played Staunton Military, Charles Roller was away, being replaced by assistant coach Pete Krebs, who also coached the basketball team that year.[3]
  • On October 31, VMI's George Cook Ferebee died from a blow to the head during the Keydets game against Roanoke College. The game was stopped immediately when his death was announced, after he was carried away to a nearby hospital.[5]

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