1948 William & Mary Indians football team

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1948 William & Mary Indians football
Delta Bowl, W 20–0, vs. Oklahoma A&M
Conference Southern Conference
Ranking
AP No. 17
1948 record 7–2–2 (5–1–1 SoCon)
Head coach Rube McCray (5th year)
Home stadium Cary Field
Seasons
« 1947 1949 »
1948 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#11 Clemson $ 5 0 0     11 0 0
#3 North Carolina 4 0 1     9 1 1
VMI 5 1 0     6 3 0
#17 William & Mary 5 1 1     7 2 2
#20 Wake Forest 5 2 0     6 4 0
Maryland 4 2 0     6 4 0
Duke 3 2 1     4 3 2
Richmond 3 3 1     5 3 2
Washington and Lee 2 2 0     4 6 0
Furman 2 4 0     2 6 1
George Washington 2 4 0     4 6 0
Davidson 2 5 0     3 5 1
South Carolina 1 3 0     3 5 0
NC State 1 4 1     3 6 1
VPI 0 6 1     0 8 1
The Citadel 0 5 0     2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 William & Mary Indians football team represented William & Mary during the 1948 college football season. The William & Mary Indians finished the regular season ranked #17 in the AP Poll after their 9–0 win over Arkansas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 25 at Davidson Richardson StadiumDavidson, North Carolina W 14–6  
October 2 Wake Forest Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia L 12–21  
October 9 vs. VMI Foreman FieldNorfolk, Virginia (Rivalry / Oyster Bowl) W 31–0  
October 16 at VPI Miles StadiumBlacksburg, Virginia W 30–0  
October 23 at St. Bonaventure* Allegany, New York L 6–7  
October 30 Richmond Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) W 14–6  
November 6 at No. 3 North Carolina Kenan Memorial StadiumChapel Hill, North Carolina T 7–7  
November 13 at Boston College* Braves FieldBoston, Massachusetts T 14–14  
November 20 NC State Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 26–6  
November 27 at Arkansas* No. 20 War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas W 9–0  
January 1, 1949 vs. Oklahoma A&M* No. 17 Crump StadiumMemphis, Tennessee (Delta Bowl) W 20–0  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Associated Press.

NFL Draft selections[edit]

= NFL Hall of Fame = Canadian Football Hall of Fame = College Football Hall of Fame
# Year Round Pick Overall Name Team Position
23 1949 14 7 138 Pat Haggerty Washington Redskins End
24 1949 16 2 153 Jack Bruce Boston Yanks Back