1904 Penn Quakers football team

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1904 Penn Quakers football
Pennsylvania football 1904.jpg
National champion (Helms, Houlgate, Davis)
Co-national champion (NCF)
Conference Independent
1904 record 12–0
Head coach Carl S. Williams (3rd season)
Captain Robert Torrey
Home stadium Franklin Field
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →

The 1904 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1904 college football season. The team finished with a 12–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and Parke H. Davis, and as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation.[1] They outscored their opponents 222 to 4.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 Penn State Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 6–0  
September 28 Swarthmore Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 6–4  
October 1 Virginia Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 24–0  
October 5 Franklin & Marshall Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 34–0  
October 8 Lehigh Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 24–0  
October 12 Gettysburg Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 21–0  
October 15 Brown Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry) W 6–0  
October 22 Columbia Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 16–0  
October 29 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA (rivalry) W 11–0  
November 5 Lafayette Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 22–0  
November 12 Carlisle Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 18–0  
November 24 Cornell Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry) W 34–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ 1904 University of Pennsylvania football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 8, 2013.