1903 Stanford football team

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1903 Stanford football
Conference Independent
1903 record 8–0–3
Head coach James F. Lanagan (1st season)
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →
1903 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Dartmouth         9 1 0
Stanford         8 0 3
Washington         6 1 0
California         6 1 2
Virginia         7 2 1
Maryland         7 4 0
North Carolina         6 3 0
USC         4 2 0
Oregon         4 2 1
Washington Agricultural         3 3 2
Utah         3 5 0
Villanova         2 2 0
Oregon Agricultural         2 4 1
Montana         2 5 0

The 1903 Stanford football team represented Stanford University in the 1903 college football season and was coached by James F. Lanagan, a former Stanford baseball player, in his first season coaching the team.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 19 Reliance AC Stanford, CA T 0–0  
September 26 USS Pensacola Stanford, CA W 17–0  
October 3 Reliance AC Stanford, CA W 6–0  
October 10 USS Pensacola Stanford, CA W 34–0  
October 15 Fort Baker Stanford, CA W 57–0  
October 24 Nevada Stanford, CA T 0–0  
October 28 Chemawa Indian School Stanford, CA W 33–0  
October 31 Reliance AC Stanford, CA W 17–0  
November 7 Multnomah AC Stanford, CA W 11–0  
November 14 vs. California Richmond Grounds • San Francisco, CA (13th Big Game) T 6–6  
November 26 Sherman Institute Prager Park[3]Los Angeles, CA W 18–0  

Game summaries[edit]

California[edit]

The 1903 Big Game was the last to be played on a neutral field in San Francisco. It ended in a 6–6 tie. Beginning with the 1904 Big Game, the game was alternated between the home field of each team.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanford Game-by-Game Results; 1903–1907". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ Official results from "Stanford Football Media Guide" (PDF). p. 142. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Stanford defeats Indians". The Daily Palo Alto. November 30, 1903. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Richmond Grounds". Western Neighborhoods Project. Retrieved October 2, 2014.