1908 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1908 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
Conference Independent
1908 record 7–0–1
Head coach Merritt Cooke Jr. (1st season)
Captain William C. Gloth
Home stadium Madison Hall Field
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →
1908 IAAUS independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia         7 0 1
Washington         6 0 1
Washington State         4 0 2
Notre Dame         8 1 0
George Washington         8 1 1
Dartmouth         6 1 1
Army         6 1 2
USC         3 1 1
Navy         9 2 1
Oregon         5 2 0
Florida         5 2 1
Pittsburgh         8 3 0
Utah         3 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         4 3 1
Penn State         5 5 0
North Carolina         3 3 3
Idaho         2 2 2
Montana         1 2 1
Villanova         3 6 0
Maryland         3 8 0

The 1908 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1908 college football season. Led by first year coach Merritt Cooke Jr., the team went 7–0–1 and were one of two teams given the mythical title of Southern champion.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
September 26 William & Mary Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 11–0  
September 30 St. John's Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 18–9  
October 3 Randolph–Macon Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 22–0  
October 9 Davidson Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 12–0  
October 17 Sewanee Norfolk, VA T 0–0  
October 31 vs. North Carolina A&M Norfolk, VA W 6–0  
November 14 at Georgetown Washington, D. C. W 6–0  
November 26 North Carolina Richmond, VA (Rivalry) W 31–0  

[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "As The Northern Writer Sees It". Times Dispatch. December 7, 1908. 
  2. ^ "2016 Virginia Football Fact Book" (PDF). CBS Interactive. p. 121. Retrieved January 6, 2017.