1926 Hampden–Sydney Tigers football team

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1926 Hampden–Sydney Tigers football
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Conference Independent
1926 record 5–2–3[1]
Head coach Yank Bernier (9th season)
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The 1926 Hampden–Sydney football team represented Hampden–Sydney College during the 1926 college football season. The 1926 team was coached by Yank Bernier[2] in his ninth season (third consecutive) as the head coach of the Tigers, the squad finished the season with a final record of 5–2–3.[1]

Personnel[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Name Position Seasons at
Hampden–Sydney
Alma mater
Yank Bernier Head coach 9th Hampden–Sydney (1912)
Alfred Ashton Adkins, Jr. Captain Unknown Unknown
William Dabney Jarman Manager Unknown Unknown
James Montgomery Kelly, Jr. Assistant Manager Unknown Unknown
Thomas Edward Hodges Assistant Manager Unknown Unknown
Reference: 1926 Hampden–Sydney Tigers football coaching staff[1]

Roster[edit]

1926 Hampden–Sydney Tigers roster

Quarterbacks

  • John Russell Brinser Senior
  • Forest Edward Sevy Freshman

Ends

  • Charles Edward Turley Sophomore
  • Robert Lee Ulysses Garred Freshman

Tackles

  • Harry Seig Myles Junior
  • Stuart Barrett Worden Sophomore
  • David Jackson Savage Freshman

Guards

  • Robert Lee Nance Senior
  • Hugh Lawrence Blanton Sophomore


 

Centers

  • Edwin Royall Carter, Jr. Sophomore
  • Alfred Kelly Dudley Senior

Halfbacks

  • Alfred Ashton Adkins, Jr. Senior
  • William Cahill Richardson Senior
  • Ward Marston Palmer Senior


Fullback

  • Hugh Garland Edmunds Junior

Reference: 1926 Hampden–Sydney Tigers football roster

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 at Virginia Lambeth Field[3]Charlottesville, VA T 0–0[1]  
October 2 at Virginia Tech Miles StadiumBlacksburg, VA[2] L 0–30[1]  
October 9 Randolph–Macon Death Valley • Hampden Sydney, VA[2] W 19–0[1]  
October 16 Lynchburgdagger Death Valley • Hampden Sydney, VA[2] W 24–0  
October 23 at Roanoke Salem, VA[2] L 0–3[1]  
October 30 at Elon Elon, NC[2] W 30–0[1]  
November 6 at Davidson Charlotte, NC[2] W 12–7[1]  
November 13 at Richmond Mayo Island Park • Richmond, VA[2] W 20–7[1]  
November 20 at Florida Plant FieldTampa, FL[2] T 0–0[1]   10,000[4]
November 25 Marshall Death Valley • Hampden Sydney, VA[2] T 0–0[1]  
daggerHomecoming.

Season summary[edit]

Virginia[edit]

Week 1: Hampden–Sydney vs. Virginia
1 2 3 4 Total
Hampden–Sydney 0 0 0 0 0
Virginia 0 0 0 0 0

Richmond[edit]

Week 8: Hampden–Sydney vs. Richmond
1 2 3 4 Total
Hampden–Sydney 0 0 0 20 20
Richmond 7 0 0 0 7

The Tigers trounced the Spiders in Richmond to a final score of 20–7.[5]

Florida[edit]

Week 9: Hampden–Sydney vs. Florida
1 2 3 4 Total
Hampden–Sydney 0 0 0 0 0
Florida 0 0 0 0 0

The Gators and the Tigers fought to a scoreless tie. Tommy Owens suffered a broken collarbone.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Kaleidoscope. 1927. Hampden–Sydney, VA: Hampden–Sydney College. 1927. p. 88. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j The Record. 1. Hampden–Sydney, VA: Hampden–Sydney College. 1926. p. 20. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Kaleidoscope. 1927. Hampden–Sydney, VA: Hampden–Sydney College. 1927. p. 92. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Kaleidoscope. 1927. Hampden–Sydney, VA: Hampden–Sydney College. 1927. p. 93. Retrieved 22 September 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "SPIDERS LOSE GAME TO TIGER TEAM IN LAST QUARTER – FUMBLE PROVES COSTLY". The Collegian. 19 November 1926. p. 4. 
  6. ^ "'Gators Fight Virginians To Scoreless Tie". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. November 21, 1926.