1905 Washington and Lee Generals football team

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1905 Washington and Lee Generals football
Conference Independent
1905 record 7–2
Head coach R. R. Brown (1st season)
Captain E. Rankin
Home stadium Wilson Field
Seasons
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1906 →
1905 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         10 0 0
Penn         12 0 1
Stanford         8 0 0
Kentucky U.         7 0 3
Stetson         4 0 1
Kansas         10 1 0
Navy         10 1 1
VPI         9 1 0
Colorado         8 1 0
Case         8 1 1
Dartmouth         7 1 2
Central Michigan         7 1 0
Swarthmore         7 1 0
Chattanooga         6 1 0
Western U. of Penn.         10 2 0
Nebraska         9 2 0
Princeton         8 2 0
Harvard         8 2 1
Oklahoma         7 2 0
Washington and Lee         7 2 0
Wesleyan         7 2 1
Washington & Jefferson         9 3 0
Penn State         8 3 0
Kansas State         6 2 0
Utah         6 2 0
Carlisle         10 4 0
Washburn         7 3 0
Oregon Agricultural         6 3 0
Iowa State         6 3 0
West Virginia         6 3 0
South Carolina         4 2 1
California         4 1 2
Arizona         4 2 0
Kentucky State         6 3 1
USC         6 3 1
Cornell         6 4 0
Maryland         6 4 0
Oregon         4 2 2
Washington         4 2 2
Missouri         5 4 0
Notre Dame         5 4 0
Virginia         5 4 0
North Carolina         4 3 1
Army         4 4 1
Michigan State Normal         4 4 0
TCU         4 4 0
Washington State         4 4 0
Connecticut         2 2 0
Wabash         4 5 0
Richmond         3 5 2
Montana         2 3 0
Geneva         4 6 0
Rutgers         3 6 0
Villanova         3 7 0
Delaware         3 4 1
William & Mary         2 4 1
The Citadel         2 3 1
VMI         2 5 1
Oklahoma A&M         1 3 2
Arkansas         2 6 0
Kendall         1 3 0
Baylor         1 6 0
Tempe         0 3 0

The 1905 Washington and Lee Generals football team represented the Washington and Lee Generals during the 1905 college football season. This was the school's first successful football team,[1] capped by the victory on Thanksgiving over George Washington.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 26 Miller's School Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 12–0    
October 3 Richmond Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 33–0    
October 10 Hampden–Sydney Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 18–0    
October 17 Roanoke Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 34–0    
November 1 Richmond Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 6–0    
November 4 Randolph–Macon W 16–0    
November 11 at VPI Gibboney FieldBlacksburg, VA L 0–15    
November 18 at North Carolina A&M Raleigh, NC L 0–21    
November 30 at George Washington Van Ness Park • Washington, DC W 17–0    

[1][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Washington and Lee". The Washington Post. November 26, 1905. p. 39. Retrieved August 28, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "Virginians Wins The Game". The Washington Post. December 1, 1905. p. 9. Retrieved August 28, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  3. ^ "Calyx". archive.org. Retrieved August 28, 2015.