B. C. Cubbage

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B. C. Cubbage
Orwig from 1929 Michiganensian
Cubbage pictured in La Vie 1918, Penn State yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1895-10-01)October 1, 1895
Died May 7, 1961(1961-05-07) (aged 65)
Birmingham, Alabama
Playing career
1916, 1919 Penn State
1919 Massillon Tigers
Position(s) End, guard, tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1921–1925 VPI
1926–1929 Sewanee (assistant)
1923–1924 VPI
Head coaching record
Overall 30–12–6 (football)
5–13 (basketball)

Benjamin Cook Cubbage (October 1, 1895 – May 7, 1961)[1] was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (VPI)—now known as Virginia Tech—from 1921 to 1925, compiled a record of 30–12–6. Cubbage was also the head basketball coach at VPI for one season, in 1923–24, tallying a mark of 5–13.

After graduating from Central High School in Philadelphia, Cubbage played college football at Pennsylvania State University as an end and tackle.[2] He played professionally as a guard for the Massillon Tigers of the "Ohio League" during the team's 1919 season.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
VPI Gobblers (South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1921)
1921 VPI 7–3 3–2 6th
VPI Gobblers (Southern Conference) (1922–1925)
1922 VPI 8–1–1 3–0 4th
1923 VPI 6–3 4–2 T–5th
1924 VPI 4–2–3 2–2–3 T–11th
1925 VPI 5–3–2 3–3–1 T–10th
VPI: 30–12–6 15–9–4
Total: 30–12–6


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