1891 VMI Keydets football team

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1891 VMI Keydets football
1891 VMI Keydets football team.jpg
1891 record3-0-1
Head coachWalter Taylor (1st season)
← 1873
1892 →

The 1891 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute in their first season of organized football. In 1873, however, VMI played Washington and Lee University in a one-game season, losing 2-4. No coaching or player records are known from that game.[1]


Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 31 Washington & Lee* Unknown • Lexington, VA W 6-0  
November 11 Washington & Lee* Unknown • Lexington, VA T 0-0  
November 12 St. John's* Unknown • Lexington, VA W 18-0  
November 20 at Pantops Academy* Unknown • Charlottesville, VA W 28-12  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.



  1. ^ Virginia Military Institute Game by Game Results Archived 2012-10-02 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "VMI Football Record Book.qxp" (PDF).
  3. ^ Virginia Military Institute (13 September 1895). "Bomb". Virginia Military Institute – via Internet Archive.