1951 William & Mary Indians football team

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1951 William & Mary Indians football
Conference Southern Conference
1951 record 7–3 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coach Marvin Bass (1st year)
Home stadium Cary Field
Seasons
« 1950 1952 »
1951 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#3 Maryland + 5 0 0     10 0 0
VMI + 5 0 0     7 3 0
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     6 4 0
William & Mary 5 1 0     7 3 0
#19 Clemson 3 1 0     7 3 0
Duke 4 2 0     5 4 1
South Carolina 5 3 0     6 4 0
Wake Forest 5 3 0     6 4 0
George Washington 2 3 1     2 6 1
North Carolina 2 3 0     2 8 0
West Virginia 2 3 0     5 5 0
NC State 2 6 0     3 7 0
Richmond 2 6 0     3 8 0
The Citadel 1 3 0     4 6 0
Furman 1 4 1     3 6 1
Davidson 1 5 0     1 8 0
VPI 1 7 0     2 8 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1951 William & Mary Indians football team represented William & Mary during the 1951 college football season.[1] The season was notable for a scandal that involved former head coach Rube McCray tampering with football players' transcripts and credits to enable NCAA eligibility.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 22 Boston University* Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 34–25  
September 29 at No. 4 Oklahoma* Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma L 7–49  
October 6 VMI Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia (Rivalry) L 7–20  
October 13 vs. Wake Forest City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (Tobacco Bowl) W 7–6  
October 20 at NC State Riddick StadiumRaleigh, North Carolina W 35–28  
October 27 at Richmond City StadiumRichmond, Virginia (I-64 Bowl) W 20–14  
November 3 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia W 20–12  
November 10 Virginia Tech Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 28–7  
November 17 Duke Cary FieldWilliamsburg, Virginia W 14–13  
November 24 at No. 15 Virginia* Scott StadiumCharlottesville, Virginia L 0–46  
*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
1952 20 12 241 Ed Weber Los Angeles Rams Back

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