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1911 VPI football
ConferenceIndependent
1911 record6–1–2
Head coachL. W. Riess (1st season)
CaptainAubrey Gravatt Gibbs
Home stadiumMiles Field
Seasons
← 1910
1912 →

The 1911 VPI football team represented Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in the 1911 college football season. The team was led by their head coach L. W. Riess and finished with a record of six wins, one loss, and two ties (6–1–2).

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 30Hampden–SydneyW 16–0
October 6vs. [[{{{school}}}|University of Maryland, Baltimore]]
W 12–0
October 14at YaleL 0–33
October 21Roanoke
  • Miles Field
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 94–0
October 28vs. Washington and Lee
T 5–5
November 43:00 p.m.[2]vs. North Carolina
T 0–02,000[3]
November 11Tennessee
  • Miles Field
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 36–11
November 18[[{{{school}}}|Morris Harvey]]
  • Miles Field
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 10–3
November 30vs. North Carolina A&M
  • Lafayette Field
  • Norfolk, VA
W 3–06,000[4]
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1911 Virginia Tech football schedule[5]

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1911 football team according to the roster published in the 1912 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[6]

VPI 1911 roster
Quarterback

Guards

Tackles

  • William Henry Burruss
  • Werner Joseph Schultz

Center

  • Aubrey Gravatt Gibbs (Capt.)
Ends
  • Asbury Nathaniel Hodgson
  • Gordon Lefebre

Halfbacks

  • Claude Palmer Derby
  • Frederick Hughes Legge

Fullback

Substitutes
  • Withrow Reynolds Legge
  • James Booth Rogers
  • Harry Briggs Vaughan
  • John Rudisil Vawter
  • Fred Tate Wyatt

ReferencesEdit

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