1966 VPI Gobblers Football Team
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1966 VPI Gobblers Football Team
1966 VPI Gobblers football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
CoachesNo. 20
1966 record8-2-1
Head coachJerry Claiborne (6th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1965
1967 →
1966 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame           9 0 1
Colgate           8 1 1
No. 8 Georgia Tech           9 2 0
Army           8 2 0
Dayton           8 2 0
Houston           8 2 0
Memphis State           7 2 0
No. 9 Miami (FL)           8 2 1
VPI           8 2 1
Syracuse           8 3 0
Colorado State           7 3 0
New Mexico State           7 3 0
West Texas State           7 3 0
Villanova           6 3 0
Holy Cross           6 3 1
Southern Miss           6 4 0
Texas Western           6 4 0
Rutgers           5 4 0
Tulane           5 4 1
Florida State           6 5 0
Buffalo           5 5 0
Penn State           5 5 0
Air Force           4 6 0
Boston College           4 6 0
Navy           4 6 0
Utah State           4 6 0
Xavier           4 6 0
Pacific           4 7 0
San Jose State           3 7 0
Pittsburgh           1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1966 VPI Gobblers football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the 1966 college football season.[1]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17at TulaneL 0-13
September 24George WashingtonW 49-018,000
October 1West Virginia
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
T 13-1325,000
October 8at KentuckyW 7-0
October 15vs. VanderbiltW 21-6
October 22at VirginiaW 24-7
October 29Florida Statedagger
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
ABCW 23-21
November 5at Wake ForestW 11-0
November 12at William & MaryW 20-1813,000
November 24vs. VMIW 70-12
December 10vs. No. 9 Miami (FL)ABCL 7-1425,012
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1966 Virginia Tech football schedule[2]

Players

The following players were members of the 1966 football team according to the roster published in the 1967 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[3]

References

  1. ^ "1966 Virginia Tech schedule".
  2. ^ Virginia Tech Football Past Schedules "1966-1967". Virginia Tech Sports Information Department, Hokiesports.com. Accessed January 21, 2018.
  3. ^ "The Bugle 1967" (PDF). Virginia Tech Bugle. 1967. p. 88. Retrieved .



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