1957 VPI Gobblers football team

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1957 VPI Gobblers football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1957 record4–6 (1–3 SoCon)
Head coachFrank Moseley (7th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1956
1958 →
1957 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 20 VMI $ 6 0 0     9 0 1
West Virginia 3 0 0     7 2 1
The Citadel 4 2 0     5 4 1
Furman 2 1 0     3 7 0
Richmond 2 4 0     4 6 0
William & Mary 2 4 0     4 6 0
Davidson 1 3 0     4 6 0
VPI 1 3 0     4 5 0
George Washington 1 5 0     2 7 0
Washington and Lee 0 0 0     0 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1957 VPI Gobblers football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the 1957 college football season.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 20at Tulane*W 14–1332,000[2]
September 28at West VirginiaL 0–1426,000[2]
October 5at William & MaryL 7–13
October 12Villanova*daggerW 21–1414,000[2]
October 19vs. Virginia*L 7–385,500[2]
October 26at Florida State*L 7–2018,556[3]
November 2Richmond
  • Miles Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 42–7
November 92:00 p.m.[4]at Wake Forest*W 10–3
November 161:30 p.m.[5]vs. No. 19 NC State*L 0–12
November 28vs. No. 17 VMI
  • Victory Stadium
  • Roanoke, VA (rivalry)
L 6–1425,000[2]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Eastern time
  • Source: HokieSports.com: 1957 Virginia Tech football schedule[6]

Players[edit]

The following players were members of the 1957 football team according to the roster published in the 1958 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[2]

VPI 1957 roster
  • Corbin Bailey
  • Clyde Barnette
  • Edwin M. Bartrug, Jr.
  • Tom Betz
  • Charles Philip Blankenship
  • Ed Brinkley
  • James Alexander Burks
  • Kenneth Arnold Byrd
  • Pat Luis Carpenito
  • Bobby Conner
  • William C. Cranwell
  • Carroll Dale
  • Frank H. Eastman
  • Ray England
  • Barry Frazee
  • Pat Henry
  • John Herndon
  • Billy Holsclaw
  • William Duncan Holsclaw, Jr.
  • John Hubard
  • Ben Hunter
  • Harold Jones
  • Walt Koenig
  • Jim Kosko
  • Leland Lawson
  • Jim Lugar
  • Robert A. Mangum
  • Bob McCoy
  • Julian Russell McCubbin
  • William Roderick McGinnis
  • Don McPeak
  • Nicholas M. Mihalas
  • John Moody
  • Russell Sidney Moon
  • Harry Parrish
  • William Alger Pugh
  • Jim Randall
  • Dick Ringer
  • O. Douglas Royals
  • Bernard Frank Schmidt
  • Albert Sebest
  • Sam Shaffer
  • Dickie Snead
  • Chuck Stephens
  • William J. Story, III
  • Billy Tilling
  • Donald Ray Vaught
  • Frank Webster
  • Kenneth Ray Wheeler
  • Jay N. Whitesell
  • Brian Zittrain

Coaching Staff[edit]

The following coaches were members of the 1957 football team according to the roster published in the 1958 edition of The Bugle.[2]

VPI 1957 coaches' roster
Head Coach

Assistant Coach

  • Buck Chapman
  • Macauley McEver
  • Alf Satterfield
  • Don Watson
Trainer
  • Ed Motley

Equipment Manager

  • Luke Lindon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1957 Virginia Tech Hokies". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "The Bugle 1958" (PDF). Virginia Tech Bugle. 1958. Retrieved 2017-07-17.
  3. ^ "Tally-Hoo 1958". FSU Tally-Hoo 1958. 1958. Retrieved 2017-09-15.
  4. ^ "Deacs Face Tech Here" (PDF). Old Gold & Black. Wake Forest University. November 4, 1957. p. 8. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  5. ^ "State Visits Virginia Tech". The Technician. North Carolina State University. November 14, 1957. p. 8. Retrieved September 15, 2017.
  6. ^ Virginia Tech Football Past Schedules "1957–1958". Virginia Tech Sports Information Department, Hokiesports.com. Accessed September 15, 2017.