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1978 William & Mary Tribe football
ConferenceIndependent
1978 record5–5–1
Head coachJim Root (7th year)
Home stadiumCary Field
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 4 Penn State           11 1 0
North Texas State           9 2 0
East Carolina           9 3 0
Navy           9 3 0
No. 7 Notre Dame           9 3 0
Rutgers           9 3 0
Florida State           8 3 0
Temple           7 3 1
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Holy Cross           7 4 0
Louisville           7 4 0
UNLV           7 4 0
Southern Miss           7 4 0
Northeast Louisiana           6 4 1
Georgia Tech           7 5 0
Hawaii           6 5 0
Miami           6 5 0
South Carolina           5 5 1
William & Mary           5 5 1
Cincinnati           5 6 0
Villanova           5 6 0
Army           4 6 1
Memphis State           4 7 0
Tulane           4 7 0
Virginia Tech           4 7 0
Air Force           3 8 0
Colgate           3 8 0
Richmond           3 8 0
Syracuse           3 8 0
Illinois State           2 9 0
West Virginia           2 9 0
Boston College           0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

In 1978, NCAA Division I-AA (now FCS) college football came into existence. William & Mary joined the subdivision in its inaugural year and has been a member ever since.

ScheduleEdit

Date Opponent Site Result
September 9 Virginia Military Institute Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 10–3  
September 16 at Connecticut Memorial StadiumStorrs, Connecticut W 27–3  
September 23 at Villanova Villanova StadiumVillanova, Pennsylvania W 21–17  
September 30 at Virginia Tech Lane StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia L 19–22  
October 7 Temple Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia T 22–22  
October 14 James Madison Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 32–7  
October 21 at #17 Navy Navy-Marine Corps Memorial StadiumAnnapolis, Maryland L 0–9  
October 28 at Louisville Cardinal StadiumLouisville, Kentucky L 21–33  
November 4 The Citadel Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 12–8  
November 11 at East Carolina Ficklen StadiumGreenville, North Carolina L 3–20  
November 18 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) L 3–17  
#Rankings from Associated Press.
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