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1893 VAMC football team

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Conference  Independent
Head coach  E. A. Smyth (2nd year)
1893 record  0–2
1893 VAMC football team
Captain  Solomon Vance Lovenstein B. H. Wills

The 1893 VAMC football team represented Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College in the 1893 college football season. The team was led by their head coach E. A. Smyth and finished with a record of zero wins and two losses (0–2).



  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1893 Virginia Tech football schedule
  • Players

    The following players were members of the 1893 football team according to the roster published in the 1903 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook. The roster is also found in the Virginia Tech University Archives.

    Emory and Henry

    On October 21, 1893, VAMC played football against Emory and Henry College in Emory, Virginia. VAMC lost 0–6 due to captain H. B. Wills "making a mistake of trying for a sensational field goal when we were gaining ten and twenty yards at every down and were within a few yards of the goal."

    Randolph–Macon Academy

    The second and final game of the season was against Randolph-Macon Academy in Bedford, Virginia on November 11, 1893. VAMC lost 6–34.


    1893 VAMC football team Wikipedia

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