1906 Carlisle Indians football team

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1906 Carlisle Indians football
Conference Independent
1906 record 9–3
Head coach Bemus Pierce (1st season)
Captain Albert Exendine
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →

The 1906 Carlisle Indians football team represented the Carlisle Indians football team of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School during the 1906 college football season. The Indians were coached by Bemus Pierce in his 1st year as head coach, the team compiled a record of 9–3, outscored opponents 244 to 40. Vanderbilt had one of the first big upsets from the south when it defeated Carlisle 4 to 0.[1] 1906 was the first season with a legal forward pass.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 22 Villanova Indian Field • Carlisle, PA W 6–0    
September 29 Albright Indian Field • Carlisle, PA W 82–0    
October 3 Susquehanna Indian Field • Carlisle, PA W 48–0    
October 6 vs. Penn State Williamsport, PA L 0–4    
October 13 at Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH W 18–0    
October 20 at Western University of Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, PA W 22–0    
October 27 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 24–6    
November 3 at Syracuse Buffalo, NY W 9–4   8,000
November 10 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA L 0–5    
November 17 at Minnesota Northrop FieldMinneapolis, MN W 17–0    
November 24 at Vanderbilt Dudley FieldNashville, TN L 0–4    
November 29 at Virginia Norfolk, VA W 18–17    

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brown Calls Vanderbilt '06 Best Eleven South Ever Had". Atlanta Constitution. February 19, 1911. p. 52. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read
  2. ^ "1906 Carlisle Indian Schedule and Results".