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See also: the William & Mary scandal of 1951 – a scandal that involved former head coach Rube McCray tampering with football players' transcripts and credits to enable NCAA eligibility.
1951 William & Mary Indians football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1951 record7–3 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coachMarvin Bass (1st year)
Home stadiumCary Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Maryland § 5 0 0     10 0 0
VMI § 5 0 0     7 3 0
Washington & Lee 5 1 0     6 4 0
William & Mary 5 1 0     7 3 0
Clemson 3 1 0     7 3 0
Duke 4 2 0     5 4 1
South Carolina 5 3 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 5 3 0     6 4 0
George Washington 2 3 1     2 6 1
North Carolina 2 3 0     2 8 0
West Virginia 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 2 6 0     3 7 0
Richmond 2 6 0     3 8 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     4 6 0
Furman 1 4 1     3 6 1
Davidson 1 5 0     1 8 0
Virginia Tech 1 7 0     2 8 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result
September 22* Boston U. Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 34–25  
September 29* at #4 Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 7–49  
October 6 Virginia Military Institute Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia L 7–20  
October 13 vs. Wake Forest City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (Tobacco Bowl) W 7–6  
October 20 at N.C. State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina W 35–28  
October 27 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) W 20–14  
November 3* at Pennsylvania Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania W 20–12  
November 10 Virginia Tech Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 28–7  
November 17 Duke Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 14–13  
November 24* at #15 Virginia Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia L 0–46  
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from Associated Press.

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