1945 William & Mary Indians football team

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1945 William & Mary Indians football
Conference Southern Conference
1945 record 6–3 (4–2 SoCon)
Head coach Rube McCray (2nd year)
Home stadium Cary Field
Seasons
← 1944
1946 →
1945 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13 Duke $ 4 0 0     6 2 0
#19 Wake Forest 4 1 1     5 3 1
William & Mary 4 2 0     6 3 0
Clemson 2 1 1     6 3 1
Maryland 3 2 0     6 2 1
VMI 3 2 0     5 4 0
North Carolina 2 2 0     5 4 0
NC State 2 4 0     3 6 0
VPI 2 5 0     2 6 0
South Carolina 0 3 2     2 4 3
Richmond 0 4 0     2 6 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1945 William & Mary Indians football team represented William & Mary during the 1945 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Catawba* Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 19–6  
October 6 at Tennessee* Shields-Watkins FieldKnoxville, Tennessee L 13–48  
October 13 vs. VPI City StadiumRichmond, Virginia W 38–0  
October 20 vs. VMI City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (Rivalry) W 13–9  
October 27 vs. NC State Foreman FieldNorfolk, Virginia L 6–20  
November 3 at Maryland Byrd StadiumCollege Park, Maryland W 33–14  
November 10 vs. North Carolina Foreman FieldNorfolk, Virginia L 0–6  
November 17 Merchant Marine* Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 25–7  
November 22 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) W 33–0  
*Non-conference game.

NFL Draft selections[edit]

= NFL Hall of Fame = Canadian Football Hall of Fame = College Football Hall of Fame
NFL Draft Selections 
# Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
10 1946 10 8 88 Vandeweghe, AlAl Vandeweghe Philadelphia Eagles End
11 1946 11 3 93 Doc Holloway Pittsburgh Steelers Guard
12 1946 16 8 148 Buddy Hubbard Philadelphia Eagles Back
13 1946 20 8 188 Dave Butcher Philadelphia Eagles Back