1908 Chicago Maroons football team

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1908 Chicago Maroons football
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Western Conference champion
ConferenceWestern Conference
1908 record5–0–1 (5–0 Western)
Head coachAmos Alonzo Stagg (17th season)
Base defense7–2–2
CaptainWalter Peter Steffen
Home stadiumMarshall Field
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →
1908 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 5 0 0     5 0 1
Illinois 4 1 0     5 1 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     5 1 0
Indiana 1 3 0     2 4 0
Purdue 1 3 0     4 3 0
Iowa 0 1 0     2 5 0
Minnesota 0 2 0     3 2 1
Northwestern 0 2 0     2 2 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1908 Chicago Maroons football team represented the University of Chicago during the 1908 college football season.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 3 Purdue Marshall FieldChicago, IL (rivalry) W 39–0  
October 10 Indiana Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 29–6  
October 17 Illinois Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 11–5  
October 31 Minnesota Marshall Field • Chicago, IL W 29–0  
November 14 Cornell* Marshall Field • Chicago, IL T 6–6  
November 21 Wisconsin Randall FieldMadison, WI W 18–12  
*Non-conference game.

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Roster[edit]

Player Position Weight
Walter Peter Steffen (captain) quarterback 157
Benjamin Harrison Badenoch center 169
William Lucas Crawley right halfback 170
Herman John Ehrhorn left guard 167
Raymond Davis Elliott right guard 162
Louis Theodore Falk right tackle 177
Marcus Andrew Hirschl right tackle 168
A. C. Hoffman left tackle 179
Harold Iddings right halfback 158
Thomas Kelley right tackle 190
Harlan Page right end 149
Rufus Boynton Rogers end, halfback 151
John Schommer left end 169
Harry Johnson Schott fullback 171
Oscar William Worthwine fullback 166
Nicolai B. Johnson trainer

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1908 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.