1895 Penn Quakers football team

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1895 Penn Quakers football
1895 Penn Quakers (team picture).jpg
National champion (Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1895 record 14–0
Head coach George Washington Woodruff (4th season)
Captain Carl S. Williams
Home stadium [Franklin Field]]
Seasons
← 1894
1896 →
1895 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn         14 0 0
Yale         13 0 2
Princeton         10 1 1
Michigan         8 1 0
Chicago         10 3 0
Virginia         9 3 0
Harvard         8 2 1
North Carolina         7 1 1
Minnesota         7 3 0
Lafayette         6 2 0
Oregon         4 0 0
Stanford         4 0 1
Washington         4 0 1
Tufts         8 5 0
Wesleyan         6 3 0
Army         5 2 0
Wisconsin         5 2 1
Illinois         4 2 1
Notre Dame         3 1 0
Washington Agricultural         2 0 0
California         3 1 1
Northwestern         6 5 0
Purdue         4 3 0
Brown         7 6 1
USC         0 1 1
Cornell         3 4 1
Utah         0 1 0
Iowa State         3 4 0
Oregon Agricultural         0 2 1
MIT         1 4 0
Trinity (CT)         1 4 0
Lehigh         3 6 0
Lake Forest         1 6 0

The 1895 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1895 college football season. The team finished with a 14–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and National Championship Foundation, and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1] They outscored their opponents 480 to 24.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 1 Swarthmore Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 40–0  
October 2 Bucknell Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 40–0  
October 5 Franklin & Marshall Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 42–0  
October 9 at Crescent AC (NY) New York, NY W 32–0  
October 14 Lehigh Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 54–0  
October 16 Carlisle Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 36–0  
October 19 Virginia Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 54–0  
October 23 at Duquesne AC (PA) Pittsburgh, PA W 30–0  
October 26 Lafayette Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 30–0  
October 30 Brown Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry) W 12–0  
November 1 Chicago AA (IL) Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 12–4  
November 9 Penn State Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 35–4  
November 23 at Harvard Cambridge, MA (rivalry) W 17–14  
November 28 Cornell Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry) W 46–2  

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1895 University of Pennsylvania football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 8, 2013.