1901 Cornell Big Red football team

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1901 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1901 record 11–1
Head coach Raymond Starbuck (1st season)
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 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1901 college football season. In their first season under head coach Raymond Starbuck, the Big Red compiled an 11–1 record, shut out 10 of 12 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 333 to 14. The only loss was by an 8–6 score against Princeton.[1][2] Five Cornell players received honors on the 1901 College Football All-America Team: guards Bill Warner (Walter Camp-1) and Sanford Hunt (Camp-2, Caspar Whitney-1); quarterback Alfred A. Brewster, Jr. (Whitney-2); halfback Henry Purcell (Camp-2); and fullback Henry Schoellkopf (Camp-3).[3][4][5]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 Colgate
W 17–01,000[6][7]
October 2 Rochester
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 50–0 [8]
October 5 Bucknell
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 6–0 [9]
October 9 Hamilton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 39–0 [10]
October 12 Union
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 24–0 [11]
October 19 Carlisle
W 17–018,000[12]
October 26 Oberlin
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 29–0 [13]
November 2 Princeton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 6–8 [14]
November 9 Lehigh
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 30–0 [15]
November 16at ColumbiaW 24–0 [16]
November 23 Vermont
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 68–0 [17]
November 28at Penn (rivalry)W 23–618,000[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1900–1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1901 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "All-America Teams". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Archived from the original on 2013-02-13. 
  4. ^ "All-America Team of 1901". Spalding's Football Guide: 47. 1902. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Google books.  open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ Caspar Whitney (1902). "The Sportsman's View-Point" (PDF). Outing. 
  6. ^ "Cornell Wins From Colgate". The Philadelphia Inquirer. September 29, 1901. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. (Percy Field)
  7. ^ "Cornell Wins First Game". The Times (Philadelphia). September 29, 1901. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. (attendance: 1,000)
  8. ^ "Cornell, 50; Rochester, 0". The New York Times. October 3, 1901. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Close Call for Cornell". The Pittsburg Press. October 6, 1901. p. 20 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Cornell Beats Hamilton". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. October 10, 1901. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Cornell, 24; Union, 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 13, 1901. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ "Cornell, I Yell!! Carlisle's football Braves met with Defeat from white Brothers". The Illustrated Buffalo Express. October 20, 1901. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  13. ^ "Oberlin Easy for Cornell". Chicago Tribune. October 27, 1901. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com. 
  14. ^ "Princeton, 8; Cornell, 6". The New York Times. November 3, 1901. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  15. ^ "Cornell Has An Easy Time: Lehigh Never a Factor in Game on Percy Field". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. November 10, 1901. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  16. ^ "Cornell Victorious in Columbia Game". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 17, 1901. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com. 
  17. ^ "Cornell, 68; Vermont, 0". The New York Times. November 24, 1901. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com. 
  18. ^ "Cornell Defeats Pennsylvania by Score of 23 to 6". The Times (Philadelphia). November 29, 1901. pp. 1–2 – via Newspapers.com.