1902 Cornell Big Red football team

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1902 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1902 record 8–3
Head coach Raymond Starbuck (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1901
1903 →

The 1902 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1902 college football season. In their second season under head coach Raymond Starbuck, the Big Red compiled an 8–3 record, shut out 7 of 11 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 324 to 38.[1][2] Guard Bill Warner was selected by Caspar Whitney as a first-team player, and by Walter Camp as a second-team player, on the 1902 College Football All-America Team.[3][4][5]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 27 Colgate
W 5–0
October 1 Rochester
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 31–0
October 4 Union
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 42–0
October 8 Hobart
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 57–0
October 11 Williams
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 37–6
October 18 Carlisle
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 6–10
October 25 Oberlin
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 57–0
November 1 at Princeton L 0–10
November 8 Washington & Jefferson
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 50–0
November 15 Lafayette
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 28–0
November 27 at Penn (rivalry) L 11–12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1900–1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1902 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ Michael MacCambridge, Dan Jenkins (2005). ESPN College Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of College Football from 1869 to the Present. p. 1145. 
  4. ^ "All-America Team and Review of Season of 1902". Spalding's Football Guide: 31. 1903. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Google books.  open access publication – free to read
  5. ^ Caspar Whitney (January 1903). "The Viewpoint" (PDF). Outing.