1898 Cornell Big Red football team

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1898 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1898 record 10–2
Head coach Pop Warner (2nd season)
Seasons
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The 1898 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1898 college football season. In their second season under head coach Pop Warner, the Big Red compiled a 10–2 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 296 to 29.[1][2] Three Cornell players received honors on the 1898 College Football All-America Team: tackle Edwin Sweetland (Walter Camp-3); guard Daniel A. Reed, Cornell (Camp-3, Leslie's Weekly-2); and halfback Allen E. Whiting, Cornell (Outing-2, Leslie's-2).[3][4][5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 21 Syracuse
W 28–0
September 24 Colgate
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 29–5
September 28 Hamilton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 41–0
October 1 Trinity
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 47–0
October 5 at Syracuse W 30–0
October 12 Carlisle
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 23–6
October 19 Buffalo
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 27–0
October 22 at Princeton L 0–6
October 29 Oberlin
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 6–0
November 5 at Williams W 12–0
November 12 Lafayette
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 47–0
November 24 at Penn (rivalry) L 6–12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1895–1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1898 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Camp's 1898 All-America Teams". Evening Independent. 1930-11-21. 
  4. ^ "Football" (PDF). The Outing Magazine. 
  5. ^ "All-America Addendum" (PDF). College Football Historical Society Newsletter. February 2001.