1901 Penn Quakers football team

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1901 Penn Quakers football
Conference Independent
1901 record 10–5
Head coach George Washington Woodruff (10th season)
Captain H. A. Davidson
Home stadium Franklin Field
Seasons
← 1900
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 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1901 college football season. The Quakers finished with a 10–5 record in their tenth year under head coach and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, George Washington Woodruff. Significant games included victories over Penn State (23–6), Chicago (11–0), and Carlisle (16–14), and losses to Navy (5–6), Harvard (6–33), and Army (0–24). The 1901 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 203 to 121.[1][2] Two Penn players received recognition on the 1901 College Football All-America Team: guard John Teas (Walter Camp, 3rd team);[3] and halfback Marshall S. Reynolds (The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1st team).[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Lehigh W 28–0
October 2 Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 6–0
October 5 Penn State
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 23–6
October 9 Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 28–0
October 12 Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 26–0
October 16 Virginia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 20–5
October 19 Bucknell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 6–0
October 21 at Navy L 5–6
October 23 Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 22–0
October 26 at Chicago
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 11–0
November 2 at Columbia L 0–11
November 9 Harvard (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 6–33
November 16 Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 16–14
November 23 at Army L 0–24
November 28 Cornell (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 6–23

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1901 Pennsylvania Quakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "All-America Team of 1901". Spalding's Football Guide: 47. 1902. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Google books.  open access publication – free to read
  4. ^ "Dr. Stauffer's Idea of an All-American". The Philadelphia Inquirer. December 8, 1901.