1905 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1905 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1905.jpg
Conference Independent
1905 record 8–3
Head coach Tom Fennell (2nd season)
Home stadium Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →
1905 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         10 0 0
Penn         12 0 1
Stanford         8 0 0
Kentucky U.         7 0 3
Stetson         4 0 1
Kansas         10 1 0
Navy         10 1 1
VPI         9 1 0
Colorado         8 1 0
Case         8 1 1
Dartmouth         7 1 2
Central Michigan         7 1 0
Swarthmore         7 1 0
Chattanooga         6 1 0
Western U. of Penn.         10 2 0
Nebraska         9 2 0
Princeton         8 2 0
Harvard         8 2 1
Oklahoma         7 2 0
Washington and Lee         7 2 0
Wesleyan         7 2 1
Washington & Jefferson         9 3 0
Penn State         8 3 0
Kansas State         6 2 0
Utah         6 2 0
Carlisle         10 4 0
Washburn         7 3 0
Oregon Agricultural         6 3 0
Iowa State         6 3 0
West Virginia         6 3 0
South Carolina         4 2 1
California         4 1 2
Arizona         4 2 0
Kentucky State         6 3 1
USC         6 3 1
Cornell         6 4 0
Maryland         6 4 0
Oregon         4 2 2
Washington         4 2 2
Missouri         5 4 0
Notre Dame         5 4 0
Virginia         5 4 0
North Carolina         4 3 1
Army         4 4 1
Michigan State Normal         4 4 0
TCU         4 4 0
Washington State         4 4 0
Connecticut         2 2 0
Wabash         4 5 0
Richmond         3 5 2
Montana         2 3 0
Geneva         4 6 0
Rutgers         3 6 0
Villanova         3 7 0
Delaware         3 4 1
William & Mary         2 4 1
The Citadel         2 3 1
VMI         2 5 1
Oklahoma A&M         1 3 2
Arkansas         2 6 0
Kendall         1 3 0
Baylor         1 6 0
Tempe         0 3 0

The 1905 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1905 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Tom Fennell and played its home games on Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Despite the article title, the school did not adopt the Nittany Lion as its mascot until 1907.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 16 Lebanon Valley Beaver Field • State College, PA W 23–0  
September 30 California (PA) Beaver Field • State College, PA W 29–0  
October 7 vs. Carlisle Harrisburg, PA L 0–11  
October 14 at Gettysburg Beaver Field • State College, PA W 18–0  
October 21 at Yale Yale FieldNew Haven, CT L 0–12  
October 28 Villanova Beaver Field • State College, PA W 29–0  
November 4 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD L 5–11  
November 11 Geneva Beaver Field • State College, PA W 73–0  
November 18 vs. Dickinson Williamsport, PA W 6–0  
November 24 West Virginia Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 6–0  
November 30 at Pittsburgh Exposition ParkPittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 6–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.