1925 VPI Gobblers football team

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1925 VPI Gobblers football
Conference Southern Conference
1925 record 5–3–2 (3–3–1 SoCon)
Head coach B. C. Cubbage (5th season)
Captain Joseph Henry Moran
Home stadium Miles Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama + 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane + 5 0 0     9 0 1
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     5 5 0
Virginia 4 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 4 1 1     6 2 1
Kentucky 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     5 3 1
VPI 3 3 1     5 3 2
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi A&M 1 4 0     3 4 1
LSU 0 2 1     5 3 1
NC State 0 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1925 VPI Gobblers football team represented Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute in the 1925 college football season. The team was led by their head coach B. C. Cubbage and finished with a record of five wins, three losses and two ties (5–3–2).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 19, 1925 Lynchburg* Miles FieldBlacksburg, VA W 10–0   -
September 26, 1925 Roanoke College* Miles Field • Blacksburg, VA T 0–0   -
October 3, 1925 3:00pm[1] Hampden–Sydney* Miles Field • Blacksburg, VA W 13–3   -
October 10, 1925 at Auburn Drake FieldAuburn, AL L 0–19   5,000[2]
October 17, 1925 vs. Maryland Washington, DC W 3–0   -
October 24, 1925 vs. Washington and Lee Lynchburg, VA L 0–20   -
October 31, 1925 vs. South Carolina Mayo Island Park[3]Richmond, VA W 6–0   -
November 7, 1925 NC State Miles Field • Blacksburg, VA T 0–0   -
November 14, 1925 at Virginia Lambeth FieldCharlottesville, VA (Rivalry) L 0–10   -
November 26, 1925 vs. VMI Maher Field[4]Roanoke, VA (Rivalry) W 7–0   -
*Non-conference game.
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1925 Virginia Tech football schedule[5]

Players[edit]

The following players were members of the 1925 football team according to the roster published in the 1926 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[6]

VPI 1925 roster
Quarterback
  • George Claiborne "Speck" Anderson

Guards

  • Edward Malvern Handy
  • John Mercer Jeffries
  • James Edward Ray

Tackle

  • Vernon Edward Miles

Center

  • Joseph Henry Moran (Capt.)
Ends
  • Charles Wood Brigham
  • Forrest William Holly
  • J. B. Jones

Halfbacks

Fullbacks

  • Cecil Franzen DeLaBarre
  • Jack Wellford Moss

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virginia Polytechnic Institute vs. Hampden–Sydney College Official Program". VPI vs. Hampden–Sydney Football Program. 1925. p. 1. Retrieved 2017-10-11. 
  2. ^ "Tigers Defeat Gobblers 19 to 0" (PDF). The Auburn Plainsman. Auburn University. January 3, 1930. p. 1. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ "VPI vs. USC Official Souvenir Program". VPI vs. USC Football Program. 1925. p. 1. Retrieved 2017-10-11. 
  4. ^ "Flying Squadron Loses Thrilling Turkey Day Battle To Ancient Rivals--Va. Tech 7; V. M. I. 0". The Cadet. Virginia Military Institute. November 30, 1925. p. 1. Retrieved February 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ Virginia Tech Football Past Schedules "1925–1926". Virginia Tech Sports Information Department, Hokiesports.com. Accessed December 25, 2015.
  6. ^ "The Bugle 1926" (PDF). Virginia Tech Bugle. 1926. p. 249. Retrieved 2016-01-08.