1906 Penn Quakers football team

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1906 Penn Quakers football
Conference Independent
1906 record 7–2–3
Head coach Carl S. Williams (5th season)
Captain Edward L. Greene
Home stadium Franklin Field
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →

The 1906 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1906 college football season. The Quakers finished with a 7–2–3 record in their fifth year under head coach Carl S. Williams. Significant games included a 24 to 6 loss to the Carlisle Indians, a 17 to 0 victory over Michigan, and a scoreless tie with Cornell The 1906 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 186 to 58.[1][2]

Eight players on the 1906 Penn team received recognition on the 1906 College Football All-America Team. They are ends Izzy Levene (WC-3; CW-2; NYS-2; CC-2; NYT-2) and Hunter Scarlett (NYM-1), tackle Dexter Draper (WC-2; NYS-1; NYT-2), guard Gus Ziegler (WC-2; CW-1; NYS-2; CC-2; NYM-1; NYT-2), center William Thomas Dunn (WC-1), and halfbacks Bill Hollenback (WC-2; CW-1; NYS-1; NYM-1), Bob Folwell (NYT-1) and Edward Green (NYT-2).[3][4][5][6][7]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29 LehighW 32–6
October 3 Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
T 6–6
October 6 North Carolina
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 11–0
October 10 Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 47–6
October 13 Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 0–4
October 17 Medico-Chirurgical[8]
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 31–0
October 20 Brown (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 14–0
October 27 Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 6–24
November 10 Lafayette
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
T 0–0
November 17 Michigan
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 17–0
November 24 Villanova
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 22–12
November 29 Cornell (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
T 0–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1906 Pennsylvania Quakers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Pennsylvania Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Walter Camp Football Foundation". Archived from the original on 2009-03-30.  (WC)
  4. ^ Caspar Whitney. "The View-Point". Outing. p. 537.  (CW)
  5. ^ "'Philistine' Is Generous: Sun Accords Syracuse Bank Amid First Sixtten". The Post-Standard. 1906-12-04.  (NYS and CC)
  6. ^ "New Football Produces Individual Brilliancy: Many Players Merit Places on Fanciful All-American Team" (PDF). The New York Times. 1906-12-09.  (NYT)
  7. ^ "untitled". Daily Gazette And Bulletin. 1906-12-05.  (NYM)
  8. ^ The Medico-Chirugical College of Philadelphia, later absorbed into the University of Pennsylvania.