1900 Princeton Tigers football team

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1900 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1900 record 8–3
Head coach No coach
Seasons
← 1899
1901 →

The 1900 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1900 college football season. The team finished with an 8–3 record, the Tigers won their first eight games by a combined score of 159 to 10, but then lost the last three games of the season against Cornell, Columbia and Yale.[1] No Princeton players received first-team honors on the 1900 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 3:30 p.m. Stevens W 40–0 [2][3]
October 6 Lehigh
  • Osborne Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 12–5 [4][5]
October 10 Penn State
  • Princeton, NJ
W 26–0 [6][7]
October 12 at Baltimore Medical College W 11–0 1,500 [8]
October 13 at Navy W 5–0 [9]
October 17 Syracuse
  • Osborne Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 43–0 [10]
October 20 at Lafayette W 5–0 4,000 [11]
October 27 3:10 p.m.at Brown (rivalry)
W 17–5 5,000 [12]
November 3 2:45 p.m. Cornell
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–12 [13]
November 6 2:45 p.m.at Columbia
L 5–6 10,000 [14][15]
November 17 2:45 p.m. Yale (rivalry)
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
L 5–29 15,000 [16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1900 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Tiger Ends Do Brilliant Work in First Game: Stevens Beaten 42 to 0 and Little and Roper Are the Stars". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 4, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. (other sources report score as 40-0)
  3. ^ "Princeton, 40; Stevens, 0". Daily Princetonian. October 4, 1890. p. 1. 
  4. ^ "Princeton, 12; Lehigh, 5". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 7, 1900. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Tigers Scored on by Lehigh". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 7, 1900. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. (Osborne Field)
  6. ^ "Princeton's Strong Game". The New York Times. October 11, 1900. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Princeton, 26; State College, 0". Daily Princetonian. October 11, 1900. p. 1. 
  8. ^ "Princeton by 11 to 0: Thus Results a Vicious Battle Against Baltimore Meds". The Sun (Baltimore). October 13, 1900. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Princeton, 5; Annapolis, 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 14, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Tigers Show Improvement". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 18, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Tigers Beat Lafayette: Princeton Wins a Hard Fight by a Score of 5 to 0". The Inter Ocean. October 21, 1900. p. 14 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ "Princeton, 17; Brown, 5". New York Tribune. October 28, 1900. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  13. ^ "Cornell Beat Princeton". The New York Times. November 4, 1900. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  14. ^ "Columbia Is Victorious". The New York Times. November 7, 1900. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  15. ^ "Columbia Beat Tigers in Closely Fought Game". The Philadelphia Times. November 7, 1900. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  16. ^ "Yale Buries Princeton: Sons of Eli Score 29 to 5 by the Tigers". The New York Times. November 18, 1900. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  17. ^ "Eli Crushes the Tigers in a One-Sided Game". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 18, 1900. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. (attendance estimate of 15,000; kickoff at 2:45)