1925 Vanderbilt Commodores football team

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1925 Vanderbilt Commodores football
Conference Southern Conference
1925 record 6–3 (3–3 SoCon)
Head coach Dan McGugin (21st season)
Captain Gil Reese
Home stadium Dudley Field
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama + 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane + 5 0 0     9 0 1
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     5 5 0
Virginia 4 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 4 1 1     6 2 1
Kentucky 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     5 3 1
VPI 3 3 1     5 3 2
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi A&M 1 4 0     3 4 1
LSU 0 2 1     5 3 1
NC State 0 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1925 Vanderbilt Commodores football team was an American football team that represented Vanderbilt University as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1925 football season. In its 21st year under head coach Dan McGugin, the team compiled a 6–3 record (3–3 against conference opponents), finished in 11th place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 158 to 63.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 Middle Tennessee State* W 27–0 [2]
October 3 Henderson-Brown
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN
W 41–0 [3]
October 10 Texas
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, Tennessee
W 14–6 [4]
October 17 Tennessee
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
W 34–7 [5]
October 24 at Georgia L 7–26 7,000 [6]
October 31 Ole Miss
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
W 7–0 [7]
November 7 Georgia Tech
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
L 0–7 [8]
November 14 at Auburn L 9–10 - [9]
November 26 Sewanee
  • Dudley Field
  • Nashville, TN (rivalry)
W 19–7 [10]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Vanderbilt Commodores Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  2. ^ Blinkey Horn (September 27, 1925). "Commodores Win Ragged Game From Normal". The Nashiville Tennessean. pp. Sports 1, 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Blinkey Horn (October 4, 1925). "Commodores, Using Two Different Teams, Win". The Nashville Tennessean. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Vanderbilt Gets Breaks to Defeat Longhorns, 15-6". Sunday American-Statesman. October 11, 1925. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Blinkey Horn (October 18, 1925). "Vanderbilt's Great Rally Tramples Tennessee: Gil Reece Runs 95 Yards For Touchdown". Nashville Tennessean. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Georgia Bulldog Smashes Vanderbilt: Forward Passing Attack Swamps Commodore Team". The Atlanta Constitution. October 25, 1925. p. 17 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Blinkey Horn (November 1, 1925). "Vandy, Playing Slovenly, Ekes Out 7-to-0 Win". The Nashville Tennessean. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Blinkey Horn (November 8, 1925). "Long Run By Sub Gives Georgia Tech Triumph". The Nashville Tennessean. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Auburn Comes Back To Defeat Vandy In See-Saw Contest". The Montgomery Advertiser. November 15, 1925. pp. 1, 11 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ Blinkey Horn (November 27, 1925). "Commodore Trims Tiger's Claws, 19 to 7: Brilliant Play of Reese Turns Tide for Vandy". The Nashville Tennessean. pp. 1, 10 – via Newspapers.com.