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1935 VPI Gobblers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1935 record4–3–2 (3–3–1 SoCon)
Head coachHenry Redd (4th season)
CaptainLouis L. Fittro
Home stadiumMiles Stadium
Seasons
← 1934
1936 →
1935 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Duke 5 0 0     8 2 0
North Carolina 4 1 0     8 1 0
Maryland 3 1 1     7 2 2
Clemson 2 1 0     6 3 0
Virginia Tech 3 3 1     4 3 2
NC State 2 2 0     6 4 0
Washington & Lee 1 3 1     3 4 1
Virginia 0 3 2     1 5 4
South Carolina 1 4 0     3 7 0
VMI 0 3 1     2 7 1
† – Conference champion

The 1935 VPI Gobblers football team represented Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in the 1935 college football season. The team was led by their head coach Henry Redd and finished with a record of four wins, three losses and two ties (4–3–2).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 21Roanoke*W 7–0
September 28Clemson
  • Miles Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 7–28
October 5vs. MarylandL 0–7
October 12vs. William & Mary*T 0–07,500[1]
October 26vs. Washington and LeeW 15–0
November 2South Carolinadagger
  • Miles Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 27–04,000[2]
November 9vs. NC StatePortsmouth, VAL 0–6
November 16at VirginiaT 0–0
November 28vs. VMI
W 12–612,000[3]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1935 Virginia Tech football schedule[4]

NFL Draft selectionsEdit

= NFL Hall of Fame = Canadian Football Hall of Fame = College Football Hall of Fame
NFL Draft Selections 
Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
1937 7 3 63 Herman E. "Foots" Dickerson Chicago Cardinals End

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PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1935 football team according to the roster published in the 1936 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[5]

VPI 1935 roster
  • F. M. "Mac" Banks
  • Bill Bradshaw
  • Wilson Brown
  • Jack A. "Buck" Carpenter
  • Marvin Andrew "Pete" Cregger
  • Herman Edward "Foots" Dickerson
  • Benjamin Dodge
  • Lloyd Gibbs Doxey
  • Louis Leonard Fittro (Capt.)
  • Melvin Henry
  • Bud Ingles
  • David Jones
  • W. P. Kennedy
  • Ruffner Page Murray
  • Oscar Glazier Piland
  • Robert McDowell Priode
  • Lawrence Samuel "Buck" Reynolds
  • Arthur Stephen Robison
  • Joseph Decatur Russell
  • Carol Leo Shockey
  • George Edward Sodaro
  • Leo Arthur Vecellio

ReferencesEdit

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