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1950 VPI Gobblers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1950 record0–10 (0–8 SoCon)
Head coachRobert McNeish (3rd season)
Home stadiumMiles Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington & Lee 6 0 0     8 3 0
Clemson 3 0 1     9 0 1
VMI 5 1 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 6 1 1     6 1 2
Maryland 4 1 1     7 2 1
Duke 5 2 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 3 2 1     3 5 2
George Washington 4 3 0     5 4 0
NC State 4 4 1     5 4 1
William & Mary 3 3 0     4 7 0
The Citadel 2 3 0     4 6 0
South Carolina 2 4 1     3 4 2
Furman 2 4 0     2 9 1
West Virginia 1 3 0     2 8 0
Davidson 1 5 0     3 6 0
Richmond 1 8 0     2 8 0
Virginia Tech 0 8 0     0 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 VPI Gobblers football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the 1950 college football season. The team was led by their head coach Robert McNeish and finished with a record of zero wins and ten losses (0–10).

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 30[[{{{school}}}|Quantico Marines]]*L 21–61
October 7vs. Virginia*L 6–45
October 13at George WashingtonL 7–42
October 21William & Marydagger
  • Miles Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 0–5411,000[1]
October 288:00 p.m.[2]at NC StateL 6–34
November 4at Washington and Lee
L 7–253,000[3]
November 11Richmond
  • Miles Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
L 12–32
November 18vs. DukeL 6–47
November 23vs. VMI
  • Victory Stadium
  • Roanoke, VA (rivalry)
L 0–2725,000[4]
December 2at MarylandL 7–6311,773[5]
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1950 Virginia Tech football schedule[6]

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1950 football team according to the roster published in the 1951 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[7]

VPI 1950 roster
  • Dean Gerrard Boyle
  • Gene Burnette
  • John Campbell
  • Ronald Herman Casto
  • Joseph Litton Church
  • Howard Cowan
  • Bruce Mills "Bud" Fisher
  • Thomas Malcolm Fisher
  • Eustace Frederick
  • Everett Grant Germain
  • Richard "Bob" Gilley
  • Richard Goodman
  • Lawrence Shultz Hansrote
  • Frank Hargrove
  • Charles Donald Herb
  • Dick Hiler
  • Francis Hobbs
  • Andy Michael Hodgson
  • W. J. "Pat" Hoggard
  • Richard Earle Huff
  • Shakeep Kassem
  • Eugene "Bunky" Keeton
  • Charles Edward Kernan
  • Joseph Edward Kosco
  • Edward Kraynak
  • Richard Kuhn
  • Frank Ronald Kwiatkowski
  • Timothy Lawler
  • Casimir Jerome "Ki" Luczak
  • Ronald Garland Miller
  • Minor
  • Murie
  • Roger Rowland Neel
  • Dick Newcomb
  • Madison "Buzz" Nutter
  • Beverley Parrish
  • Douglas Cooper Petty
  • Jay B. Ratliff
  • Charles Ronald Raugh
  • Roy Carrington Robinette
  • Richard Phillips Rosenbaum
  • Michael Rusinko
  • William Stark
  • John Robert Stortz
  • Robert James Wachter
  • Norman Chad White
  • Sterling Lagrand Wingo

ReferencesEdit

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