1926 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1926 Vanderbilt Commodores football
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Conference Southern Conference
1926 record 8–1 (4–1 SoCon)
Head coach Dan McGugin (22nd year)
Assistant coach Josh Cody
Captain Neil Cargile
Home stadium Dudley Field
Seasons
« 1925 1927 »
1926 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama $ 8 0 0     9 0 1
Tennessee 5 1 0     8 1 0
Vanderbilt 4 1 0     8 1 0
South Carolina 4 2 0     6 4 0
Georgia 4 2 0     5 4 0
Virginia 4 2 1     6 2 2
VPI 3 2 1     5 3 1
Washington and Lee 3 2 1     4 3 2
Georgia Tech 4 3 0     4 5 0
North Carolina 3 3 0     4 5 0
Auburn 3 3 0     5 4 0
LSU 3 3 0     6 3 0
Ole Miss 2 2 0     5 4 0
Mississippi A&M 2 3 0     5 4 0
VMI 2 4 0     5 5 0
Tulane 2 4 0     3 5 1
Maryland 1 3 1     5 4 1
Clemson 1 3 0     2 7 0
Florida 1 4 1     2 6 2
Kentucky 1 4 1     2 6 1
NC State 0 4 0     4 6 0
Sewanee 0 5 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1926 Vanderbilt Commodores football team represented Vanderbilt University during the 1926 college football season. The team's head coach was Dan McGugin, who served his 22nd season as the Commodores' head coach. Commodores had eight wins and lost only one to Alabama, who was named a national champion. Vanderbilt was a member of the Southern Conference, and went 4–1 in conference play. The Commodores played their eight home games at Dudley Field in Nashville, Tennessee. They also played one game in Dallas, Texas vs. Texas and one in Atlanta, Georgia vs. Georgia Tech.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 at Middle Tennessee State Dudley FieldNashville, TN W 69–0  
October 2 Alabama Dudley Field • Nashville, TN L 7–19  
October 9 Bryson Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 48–0  
October 16 at Texas* Fair Park Stadium • Dallas, TX W 7–0  
October 23 Georgia Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 14–13  
October 30 Southwestern* Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 50–0  
November 5 at Georgia Tech Grant FieldAtlanta, GA W 13–7  
November 13 Tennessee Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 20–3  
November 20 Sewanee Dudley Field • Nashville, TN W 13–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. All times are in Eastern.

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Awards and honors[edit]

Coaching Staff[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coaching Records Game by Game: Dan McGugin 1926". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2010-09-14.