1902 VPI football team

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1902 VPI football
Conference Independent
1902 record 3–2–1
Head coach R. R. Brown (1st season)
Captain Hunter Carpenter
Home stadium Gibboney Field
Seasons
← 1901
1903 →

The 1902 VPI football team represented Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in the 1902 college football season. The team was led by their head coach R. R. Brown and finished with a record of three wins, three losses, and one tie (3–2–1).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 13, 1902[1] 3:00pm[1] vs. Washington and Lee* Fair Grounds[1]Lynchburg, VA L 0–6   -
October 18, 1902 North Carolina A&M* Gibboney FieldBlacksburg, VA W 11–6   -
October 25, 1902 vs. North Carolina* Roanoke, VA T 0–0   3,000[2]
November 8, 1902 3:30pm[3] Georgetown* Gibboney FieldBlacksburg, VA W 28–0   -
November 15, 1902 4:00pm[4] at Virginia* Lambeth Field[4]Charlottesville, VA (Rivalry) L 0–6   1,000[4]
November 27, 1902 vs. VMI* Lafayette Field • Norfolk, VA[5] (Rivalry) W 50–5   6,000[6]
*Non-conference game. All times are in Eastern Time.
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1902 Virginia Tech football schedule[7]

Players[edit]

The following players were members of the 1902 football team according to the roster published in the 1903 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[8]

VPI 1902 roster
Quarterback
  • Charles Edgar Bear

Guards

  • Graber
  • McCullough

Tackles

Center

  • Joseph Clay Stiles
Ends
  • Creighton Childs Campbell
  • Miller
  • Wilmer Nelson Robins
  • Joe Ware

Halfbacks

Fullback

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Game Postponed". Richmond Dispatch. Library of Virginia. October 12, 1902. p. 9. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  2. ^ "Both Failed to Score". The Times. Library of Virginia. October 26, 1902. p. 2. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  3. ^ "V.P.I's Easy Victory". Richmond Dispatch. Library of Virginia. November 9, 1902. p. 21. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  4. ^ a b c "'Varsity Defeats Blacksburg Cadets". The Times. Library of Virginia. November 16, 1902. p. 1. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  5. ^ "Easy for the V.P.I." Richmond Dispatch. Library of Virginia. November 28, 1902. p. 1. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  6. ^ "V.P.I. Outclasses V.M.I. at Norfolk". The Times. Library of Virginia. November 28, 1902. p. 1. Retrieved November 24, 2015.
  7. ^ Virginia Tech Football Past Schedules "1902–1903". Virginia Tech Sports Information Department, Hokiesports.com. Accessed November 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "The Bugle 1903" (PDF). Virginia Tech Bugle. 1903. p. 131. Retrieved 2015-11-11.