1901 Carlisle Indians football team

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1901 Carlisle Indians football
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Conference Independent
1901 record 5–7–1
Head coach Pop Warner (3rd season)
Captain Martin Wheelock
Seasons
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1902 →
1901 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Harvard         12 0 0
Yale         11 1 1
California         9 0 1
Stetson         1 0 0
Cornell         11 1 0
Dartmouth         10 1 0
Massachusetts         9 1 0
Princeton         9 1 1
Notre Dame         8 1 1
Kentucky U.         7 1 1
Army         5 1 2
Connecticut         8 2 0
Virginia         8 2 0
Arizona         4 1 0
Washington Agricultural         4 1 0
Nebraska         7 2 0
Western U. of Penn         7 2 1
Lafayette         9 3 0
Utah         3 1 0
Penn         10 5 0
Gallaudet         4 2 2
William & Mary         2 1 1
Columbia         8 5 0
Baylor         5 3 0
Penn State         5 3 0
Ohio State         5 3 1
VMI         4 3 0
Washington         4 3 0
Navy         6 4 1
Stanford         3 2 2
Oklahoma         3 2 0
Drake         4 4 0
Detroit         3 3 0
Kansas State         3 4 1
Michigan Agricultural         3 4 1
Oregon         3 4 1
Carlisle         5 7 1
Montana         2 3 0
Oklahoma A&M         2 3 0
Villanova         2 3 0
Arkansas         3 5 0
Kansas         3 5 2
Furman         1 2 1
Texas A&M         1 4 0
Missouri         1 6 1
Maryland         1 7 0
Boston College         1 8 0
Florida Agricultural         0 1 0
Kendall         0 1 0
USC         0 1 0
Rhode Island         0 2 0
Rutgers         0 7 0

The 1901 Carlisle Indians football team represented the Carlisle Indians football team of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School during the 1901 college football season. The Indians were coached by Pop Warner in his third year as head coach. The team compiled a record of 5–7–1.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 21 Lebanon Valley Indian Field • Carlisle, PA W 28–0    
September 28 Gallaudet Indian Field • Carlisle, PA W 19–6    
October 2 Gettysburg Harrisburg, PA L 5–6    
October 5 vs. Dickinson Carlisle, PA W 16–11    
October 12 vs. Bucknell Williamsport, PA W 6–5    
October 16 Haverford Indian Field • Carlisle, PA W 29–0    
October 19 at Cornell Buffalo, NY L 0–17    
October 26 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA L 0–29    
November 2 at Michigan Bennett ParkDetroit, MI L 0–22   8,000
November 9 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD L 5–16    
November 16 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 14–16    
November 23 vs. Washington & Jefferson Presidents Pittsburgh, PA T 0–0    
November 28 at Columbia Polo GroundsNew York, NY L 12–40   6,000

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Season summary[edit]

Week 4: vs. Dickinson[edit]

Despite the 16 to 11 Carlisle victory,The Dickinsonian called it "the greatest day in the football history of Dickinson."[2]

Week 9: at Michigan[edit]

The national champion Michigan Wolverines defeated the Carlisle Indians, 22–0, in a game played at Bennett Park in Detroit on November 2. The game was watched by a crowd of 8,000 spectators that included China's Minister to the United States, Wu Ting-Fan, occupying a box with former United States Secretary of War, Russell A. Alger.[3]

Week 13: at Columbia[edit]

Carlisle at Columbia
1 2Total
Carlisle 0 12 12
Columbia 17 23 40

The Columbia Lions rolled up their largest score of the season, defeating the Indians 40 to 12. It was 40 to 0 until the final five minutes.[4][5] Starring in the contest was Columbia's backfield of Bill Morley, Harold Weekes, Dick Smith, and Chauncey L. Berrien.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1901 Carlisle Indian Schedule and Results". 
  2. ^ "Indians 16-Dickinson 11". The Dickinsonian (5). October 11, 1901. p. 1. 
  3. ^ "Michigan 22, Carlisle 0" (PDF). The New York Times. 1901-11-03. Retrieved 12 March 2010. 
  4. ^ "Carlisle Indians Lose". San Francisco Call. 90 (182). November 29, 1901. 
  5. ^ "Columbia, 40 - Carlisle 12". Columbia Daily Spectator. 45 (16). December 3, 1901.