1896 VMI Keydets football team

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1896 VMI Keydets football
1896 VMI Keydets football team.jpg
Conference Independent
1896 record 3–4
Head coach George W. Bryant (2nd season)
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The 1896 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute in their sixth season of organized football. The Keydets had a 3–4 record, marking the first ever losing season in VMI football history.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
Unknown Washington and Lee* Unknown • Lexington, VA W 12–0  
Unknown at Washington and Lee* Unknown • Lexington, VA L 0–6  
Unknown Allegheny Institute* Unknown • Lexington, VA W 42–0  
Unknown St. Alban's* Unknown • Lexington, VA L 0–22  
Unknown St. John's* Unknown • Atlanta, GA W 14–0  
November 11, 1896 vs. Virginia* Unknown • Lynchburg, VA L 0–46  
November 26, 1896 2:30pm[2] vs. VPI* Unknown • Roanoke, VA (Rivalry) L 0–24   2,000[2]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b VMI Football Record Book.qxp
  2. ^ a b "Blacksburg Beats V.M.I." The Times. Library of Virginia. November 27, 1896. p. 3. Retrieved November 21, 2015.