Blandy Clarkson

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Blandy B. Clarkson
Blandy B Clarkson.jpg
Clarkson pictured in The Bomb 1922, VMI yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1890-03-15)March 15, 1890
Millboro, Virginia
Died December 2, 1954(1954-12-02) (aged 64)[1]
Lexington, Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1920–1926 VMI
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1926–1946 VMI
Head coaching record
Overall 44–21–2

Blandy Benjamin Clarkson (March 15, 1890 – December 2, 1954) was the 16th head football coach for the Virginia Military Institute Keydets located in Lexington, Virginia and he held that position for seven seasons, from 1920 until 1926. His career coaching record at VMI was 44 wins, 21 losses, and 2 ties. This ranks him third at VMI in total wins and sixth at VMI in winning percentage.[2] Clarkson is also the longest serving athletic director in VMI history, having served from 1926 to 1946.[3]


  1. ^ "Clarkson Dead". Lake Charles American Press. December 3, 1954. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Military Institute Coaching Records". College Football Date Warehouse. Archived from the original on December 31, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 
  3. ^ "White to Retire as VMI Athletic Director". VMI Keydets. May 13, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013. 

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