1946 William & Mary Indians football team

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1946 William & Mary Indians football
Conference Southern Conference
1946 record 8–2 (7–1 SoCon)
Head coach Rube McCray (3rd year)
Home stadium Cary Field
Seasons
← 1945
1947 →
1946 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 9 North Carolina $ 4 0 1     8 2 1
William & Mary 7 1 0     8 2 0
No. 18 NC State 6 1 0     8 3 0
South Carolina 4 2 0     5 3 0
Duke 3 2 0     4 5 0
Richmond 3 2 2     6 2 2
VPI 3 3 2     3 4 3
VMI 2 3 1     4 5 1
George Washington 1 1 0     4 3 0
Clemson 2 3 0     4 5 0
Wake Forest 2 3 0     6 3 0
Maryland 2 5 0     3 6 0
Furman 1 4 0     2 8 0
Washington and Lee 1 4 0     2 6 0
The Citadel 1 5 0     3 5 0
Davidson 1 5 0     4 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 William & Mary Indians football team represented William & Mary during the 1946 college football season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 21 Fort McClellan* Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 61–0  
September 27 at Miami (FL)* Miami Orange BowlMiami, Florida L 3–13  
October 5 at The Citadel Johnson Hagood StadiumCharleston, South Carolina W 51–12  
October 12 VPI Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 49–0  
October 19 vs. Washington and Lee No. 19 Roanoke, Virginia W 34–18  
October 26 VMI No. 18 Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia (Rivalry) W 41–0  
November 2 Maryland Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 41–7  
November 9 vs. No. 17 North Carolina City StadiumRichmond, Virginia L 7–21  
November 16 at George Washington Washington, D.C. W 20–0  
November 28 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) W 40–0  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Associated Press.

NFL Draft selections[edit]

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NFL Draft Selections 
# Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
14 1947 13 2 108 Bob Steckroth Washington Redskins End
15 1947 28 3 258 Sazio, RalphRalph Sazio Pittsburgh Steelers Tackle