1914 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1914 Virginia Cavaliers football
Virginia Cavaliers text logo.svg
SAIAA co-champion
Conference South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1914 record 8–1 (3–0 SAIAA)
Head coach Joseph M. Wood (1st season)
Captain Buck Mayer
Home stadium Lambeth Field
Seasons
← 1913
1915 →
1914 SAIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Washington and Lee + 3 0 0     9 0 0
Virginia + 3 0 0     8 1 0
North Carolina 1 1 0     10 1 0
VPI 1 1 0     6 2 1
Georgetown 0 1 1     2 4 2
St. John's (MD) 0 1 0     0 1 0
Johns Hopkins 0 1 0     0 2 0
North Carolina A&M 0 2 1     3 2 1
Richmond 0 2 0     5 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1914 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the Virginia Cavaliers of the University of Virginia during the 1914 college football season. The Cavaliers were coached by Joseph M. Wood in his 1st year as head coach, compiling a record of 8–1 and outscoring opponents 353 to 38.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 26, 1914 Randolph-Macon* Lambeth FieldCharlottesville, Virginia W 39–0    
October 3, 1914 at Yale* Yale BowlNew Haven, Connecticut L 0–21    
October 10, 1914 Richmond Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 62–0    
October 17, 1914 South Carolina* Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 49–7    
October 24, 1914 Georgia* Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 28–0    
October 31, 1914 at Vanderbilt* Dudley FieldNashville, Tennessee W 20–7    
November 7, 1914 St. John's Lambeth Field • Charlottesville, Virginia W 88–0    
November 14, 1914 at Swarthmore* W 47–0    
November 26, 1914 vs. North Carolina Richmond, Virginia (Rivalry) W 20–3    
*Non-conference game.

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Players[edit]

Varsity lettermen[edit]

Line[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
Rube Barker tackle East St. Louis, Illinois 175
Harris Coleman guard Stanford, Kentucky
Peyton Evans center
James T. Gillette end
Claude Moore guard
James Clay Ward tackle
James L. White end Macon, Georgia

Backfield[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
Robert Kent Gooch quarterback Roanoke, Virginia
Buck Mayer halfback Norfolk, Virginia 172
M. A. Sparr fullback
William E. Word halfback

Subs[edit]

Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
George Wayne Anderson center
W. Watkins Flannagan end
Edward C. Anderson halfback
Norberne Berkeley quarterback
Knox Walker fullback

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1914 Virginia Cavaliers Schedule and Results". 
  2. ^ University of Virginia Alumni News. Alumni Association of the University of Virginia. 1913-01-01.