1906 Cornell Big Red football team

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1906 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1906 record 8–1–2
Head coach Glenn Scobey Warner (5th season)
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →

The 1906 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1906 college football season. In their fifth, non-consecutive season under head coach Glenn Scobey Warner, the Big Red compiled an 8–1–2 record, shut out 6 of 11 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 237 to 37.[1][2] Three Cornell players received honors on the 1906 College Football All-America Team: guard Elmer Thompson (Walter Camp-1, Caspar Whitney-2); center William Newman (Whitney-1); and fullback George Walders (Whitney-2).[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Colgate
T 0–0
October 3 Hamilton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 21–0
October 6 Oberlin
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 25–5
October 10 Niagara
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 23–6
October 13 Bucknell
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 24–6
October 20 Bowdoin
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 72–0
October 27 vs. Princeton
  • New York, NY
L 5–14
November 3 Pittsburgh
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 23–0
November 10 Holy Cross
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 16–6
November 17 Swarthmore
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 28–0
November 29 at Penn (rivalry) T 0–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1905–1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1906 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". Archived from the original on 2009-03-30. 
  4. ^ Caspar Whitney. "The View-Point". Outing. p. 537.