Duke vs. George Washington University at Duke Stadium (1948)

Check out this program. It’s for the Duke vs. GWU football game, held on November 13th, 1948 at Duke.

Duke vs. GWU (1948)
Duke vs. GWU (1948)

Source: Duke University Libraries

Duke was pretty average in 1948, going 4-3-2 under coach Wallace Wade. GWU was similarly mediocre at 4-6 with coach Bo Rowland. Well, Duke smashed GWU in a horribly lopsided game, 62 to nothing.

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