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1967 VPI Gobblers football team

The 1967 VPI Gobblers football team represented the Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the 1967 college football season. They finished the season with a 7–3 record.[1]

1967 VPI Gobblers football
ConferenceIndependent
1967 record7–3
Head coachJerry Claiborne (7th season)
Home stadiumLane Stadium
Seasons
← 1966
1968 →
1967 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Army         8 2 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         8 2 0
Syracuse         8 2 0
No. 10 Penn State         8 2 1
New Mexico State         7 2 1
UTEP         7 2 1
Utah State         7 2 1
Florida State         7 2 2
West Texas State         8 3 0
Houston         7 3 0
VPI         7 3 0
Memphis State         6 3 0
Southern Miss         6 3 0
Dayton         6 3 1
Xavier         6 3 1
Miami (FL)         7 4 0
Buffalo         6 4 0
Navy         5 4 1
Holy Cross         5 5 0
Colorado State         4 5 1
Pacific         4 5 0
Rutgers         4 5 0
Boston College         4 6 0
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
Villanova         4 6 0
Air Force         2 6 2
Tulane         3 7 0
San Jose State         2 7 0
Colgate         2 8 0
Pittsburgh         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 16at TampaW 13–3
September 23William & MaryW 31–723,000+
September 30at Kansas StateW 15–320,000
October 7Villanova
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 3–017,000
October 14at KentuckyW 24–14
October 24Richmond
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA
W 45–14
October 28at West VirginiaW 20–731,500
November 4Miami (FL)
  • Lane Stadium
  • Blacksburg, VA (rivalry)
L 7–14
November 11at Florida StateL 15–3830,000
November 23vs. VMIL 10–12

PlayersEdit

The following players were members of the 1967 football team according to the roster published in the 1968 edition of The Bugle, the Virginia Tech yearbook.[2]

VPI 1967 roster
  • Art Aguilar
  • Ken Barefoot
  • Eddie Barker
  • Frank Beamer
  • Judson Bigelow
  • David Binko
  • Preston Blackburn
  • Steve Bocko
  • Jud Brownell
  • James Edward "Eddie" Carter
  • Chris Frank Collis
  • George Constantinides
  • Larry Creekmore
  • J. Dee Crigger
  • Clarence Culpepper
  • Daniel Cupp
  • Ron Davidson
  • Scott Dawson
  • Peter Francis Dawyot
  • Damon William Dedo
  • Charles "Chalkie" Eades
  • Kenneth Wayne Edwards
  • Gene Fisher
  • Chester Arthur Forrester
  • George Foussekis
  • Doug Gainous
  • Jerry Green
  • Bob Griffith
  • Waddey Harvey
  • Jeff Haynes
  • Bert Henderson
  • Hank Immel
  • Al Kincaid
  • Dickie Longerbeam
  • Frank Loria
  • Leonard Angelo Luongo
  • John Lawrence Maxwell
  • Littlejohn McSwain
  • Milton E. Miller
  • Richard Mollo
  • Dan Mooney
  • Frederick Marshall Mooney
  • Thomas Irwin Parks
  • James Anthony Pigninelli
  • Rick Piland
  • Wayne Rash
  • Jim Richards
  • Paul Ripley
  • J. Roller
  • Gil Schwabe
  • Emil J. Sholtis, Jr.
  • Bill Skinner
  • Bobby Slaughter
  • Terry Smoot
  • L. Wayne Stonesifer
  • Larry Duke Strager
  • Tom Swords
  • Don Thacker
  • John Randolph Treadwell
  • Joe Tucker
  • Jonathan Titley Utin
  • Mike Widger
  • Pete Wrenn

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1967 Virginia Tech Hokies". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  2. ^ "The Bugle 1968" (PDF). Virginia Tech Bugle. 1968. p. 14. Retrieved 2017-12-11.