1916 Washington and Lee Generals football team

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1916 Washington and Lee Generals football
Conference South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1916 record 5–2–2 (1–0 SAIAA)
Head coach Jogger Elcock (3rd season)
Captain Harry Young
Home stadium Wilson Field
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 SAIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
VPI $ 4 0 0     7 2 0
Georgetown 2 0 0     8 1 0
Washington and Lee 1 0 0     5 2 2
George Washington 2 1 0     3 3 1
North Carolina 2 1 0     5 4 0
Catholic 2 1 0     4 4 0
Virginia 2 1 0     4 5 0
Davidson 1 2 0     5 3 1
Richmond 1 3 1     5 2 2
VMI 1 4 0     4 5 0
St. John's (MD) 0 1 0     0 1 0
William & Mary 0 2 1     2 5 2
Johns Hopkins 0 2 0     0 2 0
North Carolina A&M 0 4 0     2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1916 Washington and Lee Generals football team represented the Washington and Lee Generals of Washington and Lee during the 1916 college football season. The Generals were coached by Jogger Elcock in his third year as head coach, compiling a record of 5–2–2 (1–0 SAIAA). The team gave John Heisman's Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets its only blemish with a 7–7 tie. It was captained by College Football Hall of Fame inductee Harry Young.[1]

Tackle Bob Ignico was selected third-team All-American by Walter Camp.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30, 1916 Randolph–Macon* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 80–0    
October 7, 1916 at Army* The PlainWest Point, NY L 7–14    
October 14, 1916 at Rutgers* Neilson Field • Piscataway, NJ T 13–13    
October 21, 1916 Roanoke* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 30–0    
October 28, 1916 at Georgia Tech* Grant FieldAtlanta, GA T 7–7    
November 4, 1916 at Navy* Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD W 10–0    
November 11, 1916 Bucknell* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA W 55–7    
November 18, 1916 Washington & Jefferson* Wilson Field • Lexington, VA L 6–10    
November 30, 1916 at North Carolina A&M Riddick StadiumRaleigh, NC W 21–0    
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harry K. "Cy" Young". Retrieved February 22, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1916 Washington & Lee Generals Schedule and Results". Retrieved February 22, 2015.