1873 Washington and Lee Generals football team

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1873 Washington and Lee Generals football
Conference Independent
1873 record 1–0
Head coach Unknown (1st season)
Seasons
1890 →
1873 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Princeton         1 0 0
Harvard         1 0 1
Washington and Lee         4 0 0
Stevens Tech         2 1 0
Yale         2 1 0
Columbia         2 1 0
Rutgers         1 2 0
McGill         0 1 1
Eton         0 1 0
CCNY         0 1 0
NYU         0 1 0
Princeton Seminary         0 1 0
VMI         0 4 0

The 1873 Washington and Lee Generals football team represented the Washington and Lee University in the 1873 college football season, the school's first season of football. Their four-game season featured four wins over VMI including its earliest victory and the first game in the South, a 4–2 win.[1][2] The team has no known coach.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
November 2 VMI Unknown • Lexington, VA W 4–2  

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-10-02. Retrieved 2012-10-12. 
  2. ^ Melvin I. Smith. Evolvements of Early American Foot Ball: Through the 1890/91 Season. p. 62.