1950 VPI Gobblers football team

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1950 VPI Gobblers football
Conference Southern Conference
1950 record 0–10 (0–8 SoCon)
Head coach Robert McNeish (3rd season)
Home stadium Miles Stadium
Seasons
← 1949
1951 →
1950 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 18 Washington and Lee $ 6 0 0     8 3 0
No. 10 Clemson 3 0 1     9 0 1
VMI 5 1 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 6 1 1     6 1 2
Maryland 4 1 1     7 2 1
Duke 5 2 0     7 3 0
North Carolina 3 2 1     3 5 2
George Washington 4 3 0     5 4 0
NC State 4 4 1     5 4 1
William & Mary 3 3 0     4 7 0
The Citadel 2 3 0     4 6 0
South Carolina 2 4 1     3 4 2
Furman 2 4 0     2 9 1
West Virginia 1 3 0     2 8 0
Davidson 1 5 0     3 6 0
Richmond 1 8 0     2 8 0
VPI 0 8 0     0 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1950 VPI Gobblers football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the 1950 college football season. The team was led by their head coach Robert McNeish and finished with a record of zero wins and ten losses (0–10).

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 30, 1950 Quantico* Miles StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia L 21–61   -
October 7, 1950 vs. Virginia* Victory StadiumRoanoke, Virginia (Rivalry) L 6–45   -
October 13, 1950 at George Washington Griffith StadiumWashington, D.C. L 7–42   -
October 21, 1950 William & Marydagger Miles Stadium • Blacksburg, Virginia L 0–54   11,000[1]
October 28, 1950 8:00pm[2] at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina L 6–34   -
November 4, 1950 at Washington and Lee Wilson Field • Lexington, Virginia L 7–25   3,000[3]
November 11, 1950 Richmond Miles Stadium • Blacksburg, Virginia L 12–32   -
November 18, 1950 vs. Duke Bowman Gray StadiumWinston-Salem, North Carolina L 6–47   -
November 23, 1950 vs. VMI Victory Stadium • Roanoke, Virginia (Rivalry) L 0–27   25,000[4]
December 2, 1950 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland L 7–63   11,773[5]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern Time.
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1950 Virginia Tech football schedule[6]

Players[edit]

The following players were members of the 1950 football team according to the roster published in the 1951 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[7]

VPI 1950 roster
  • Dean Gerrard Boyle
  • Gene Burnette
  • John Campbell
  • Ronald Herman Casto
  • Joseph Litton Church
  • Howard Cowan
  • Bruce Mills "Bud" Fisher
  • Thomas Malcolm Fisher
  • Eustace Frederick
  • Everett Grant Germain
  • Richard "Bob" Gilley
  • Richard Goodman
  • Lawrence Shultz Hansrote
  • Frank Hargrove
  • Charles Donald Herb
  • Dick Hiler
  • Francis Hobbs
  • Andy Michael Hodgson
  • W. J. "Pat" Hoggard
  • Richard Earle Huff
  • Shakeep Kassem
  • Eugene "Bunky" Keeton
  • Charles Edward Kernan
  • Joseph Edward Kosco
  • Edward Kraynak
  • Richard Kuhn
  • Frank Ronald Kwiatkowski
  • Timothy Lawler
  • Casimir Jerome "Ki" Luczak
  • Ronald Garland Miller
  • Minor
  • Murie
  • Roger Rowland Neel
  • Dick Newcomb
  • Madison "Buzz" Nutter
  • Beverley Parrish
  • Douglas Cooper Petty
  • Jay B. Ratliff
  • Charles Ronald Raugh
  • Roy Carrington Robinette
  • Richard Phillips Rosenbaum
  • Michael Rusinko
  • William Stark
  • John Robert Stortz
  • Robert James Wachter
  • Norman Chad White
  • Sterling Lagrand Wingo

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indians Win Tech Homecoming Tilt 54–0, Lewis, Magdziak Lead Ground, Air Attack" (PDF). The Flat Hat. College of William & Mary. October 24, 1950. p. 5. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "State-VPI". The Technician. North Carolina State University. October 27, 1950. p. 10. Retrieved October 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ Lonergan, Ted (November 7, 1950). "Generals Capture Muddy Battle Against Va. Tech by 25-7 Score" (PDF). The Ring-tum Phi. Washington and Lee University. p. 3. Retrieved February 1, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Big Red Trounces Gobblers 27–0". The V.M.I. Cadet. Virginia Military Institute. November 27, 1950. p. 1. Retrieved February 2, 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Terrapin 1950". The Terrapin. 1950. p. 289. Retrieved August 15, 2016. 
  6. ^ Virginia Tech Football Past Schedules "1950–1951". Virginia Tech Sports Information Department, Hokiesports.com. Accessed January 23, 2016.
  7. ^ "The Bugle 1951" (PDF). Virginia Tech Bugle. 1951. Retrieved 2017-06-28.