1905 Chicago Maroons football team

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1905 Chicago Maroons football
Chicago Maroons logo.svg
National champion
(Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, NCF)
Western Conference champion
Conference Western Conference
1905 record 11–0 (7–0 Western)
Head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg (14th season)
Base defense 7–2–2
Captain Mark Catlin Sr.
Home stadium Marshall Field
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →
1905 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
Michigan 2 1 0     12 1 0
Minnesota 2 1 0     10 1 0
Purdue 1 1 1     6 1 1
Wisconsin 1 2 0     8 2 0
Indiana 0 1 1     8 1 1
Iowa 0 2 0     8 2 0
Northwestern 0 2 0     8 2 1
Illinois 0 3 0     5 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1905 Chicago Maroons football team represented the University of Chicago during the 1905 Western Conference football season. In coach Amos Alonzo Stagg's 14th year as head coach, the Maroons finished with an 11–0 record (7–0 Western) and outscored opponents 271 to 5.[1][2] The Maroons were retroactively named national champions by the Billingsley Report, the Helms Athletic Foundation, the National Championship Foundation, and the Houlgate System.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 16 North Division High* Marshall FieldChicago, IL W 26–0    
September 23 Lawrence* Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 33–0    
September 30 Wabash* Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 15–0    
October 4 Beloit* Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 38–0    
October 7 Iowa Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 42–0    
October 14 Indiana Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 16–5    
October 21 at Wisconsin Randall FieldMadison, WI W 4–0    
October 28 at Northwestern Northwestern FieldEvanston, IL W 32–0    
November 11 Purdue Marshall Field • Chicago, IL (rivalry) W 19–0    
November 18 Illinois Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 44–0    
November 30 Michigan Marshall Field • Chicago, IL (rivalry) W 2–0   27,000
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1905 Chicago Maroons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "University of Chicago Football Media Guide". University of Chicago. 2016. p. 22. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016.