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1908 Virginia Cavaliers football team

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1908 Virginia Cavaliers football team

1908 Virginia Cavaliers football
Southern Co-Champion
Conference Independent
1908 record 7–0–1
Head coach Merritt Cooke, Jr. (1st year)
Home stadium Madison Hall Field

The 1908 Virginia Cavaliers football team represented the University of Virginia in the 1908 college football season. Led by first year coach Merritt Cooke, Jr., the team went 7–0–1 and were one of two teams given the mythical title of Southern champion.[1]


Date Time Opponent Site Result
October 3, 1908 William & Mary Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 11–0  
October 10, 1908 St. John's Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 18–9  
October 17, 1908 Sewanee Norfolk, VA T 0–0  
October 24, 1908 at Davidson Lexington, KY W 12–0  
November 7, 1908 Randolph-Macon Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 22–0  
November 14, 1908 vs. NC State Norfolk, VA W 6–0  
November 21, 1908 at Georgetown Washington, D. C. L 0–6  
November 26, 1908 North Carolina Richmond, VA (Rivalry) W 31–0  
*Non-conference game.


  1. ^ "As The Northern Writer Sees It". Times Dispatch. December 7, 1908. 
  2. ^ "1908 Virginia Cavaliers". Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ "All-time results". Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
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