1920 VMI Keydets football
SAIAA champion
Conference South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1920 record 9–0 (5–0 SAIAA)
Head coach Blandy Clarkson (1st year)
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Template:1920 SAIAA football standings The 1920 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in their 30th season of organized football, during the 1920 college football season. Led by first-year head coach Blandy Clarkson, the Keydets went 9–0 and outscored opponents 431 to 20.[1] College Football Hall of Fame inductee Jimmy Leech starred on the team, leading the nation in scoring with 210 points.[2] Leech was selected third-team All-America by Walter Camp. The season included the first instance of the rivalry with The Citadel, which would later become known as the Military Classic of the South. The team was nicknamed "The Flying Squadron."


September 25Roanoke*
W 54–0
October 2Hampden–Sydney*
  • VMI Parade Ground
  • Lexington, VA
W 136–0
October 9at Virginia
W 22–6
October 16vs. The Citadel*Lynchburg, VA (Military Classic of the South)W 35–0
October 23at Penn*W 27–7
October 30vs. [[{{{school}}}|NC State]]Petersburg, VAW 14–0
November 6at North CarolinaChapel Hill, NCW 23–0
November 13Catholic University
  • VMI Parade Ground
  • Lexington, VA
W 96–0
November 252:30pm[3]vs. VPI
W 24–715,000[4]–20,000[5]
  • *Non-conference game



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