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1900 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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Conference  Independent
Captain  John Loyd
1900 record  7–2–1
Home stadium  Madison Hall Field
1900 Virginia Cavaliers football team
Head coach  Archie Hoxton (2nd year)

The 1900 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1900 college football season. Led by second year coach Archie Hoxton, the team went 7–2–1 and claims a Southern championship. The team was captained by tackle John Loyd. The Cavaliers defeated Sewanee to give the school its first loss since 1897.

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VPI

Virginia defeated VPI 17–5. Hunter Carpenter used the alias "Walter Brown" because his father had forbidden him to play football.

North Carolina

In the rivalry game with North Carolina, Virginia beat the Tar Heels 17–0.

The starting lineup was Bride (left end), Loyd (left tackle), Choice (left guard), Montgomery (center), Haskell (right guard), Benet (right tackle), Watters (right end). Nalle (quarterback), Dabney (left halfback), Coleman (right halfback), and Walker (fullback).

Sewanee

To close the season, the Cavaliers defeated Sewanee 17–5 to capture a Southern championship.

The starting lineup was Hobson (left end), Loyd (left tackle), Choice (left guard), Montgomery (center), Haskel (right guard), Benet (right tackle), Bride (right end). Nalle (quarterback), Dabney (left halfback), Coleman (right halfback), and Walker (fullback).

Honors and awards

  • All-Southern: Alexis Hobson, John Loyd, William Choice, Virginius Dabney
  • References

    1900 Virginia Cavaliers football team Wikipedia


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