1908 Penn Quakers football team

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1908 Penn Quakers football
National champion (Helms, Houlgate, Davis)
Co-national champion (NCF)
Conference Independent
1908 record 11–0–1
Head coach Sol Metzger (1st season)
Captain Bill Hollenback
Home stadium Franklin Field
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →

The 1908 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1908 college football season. The team finished with an 11–0–1 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and Parke H. Davis, and as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation.[1] They outscored their opponents 215 to 28.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 26 West Virginia Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 6–0  
September 30 Ursinus Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 30–0  
October 3 Bucknell Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 16–0  
October 7 Villanova Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 11–0  
October 10 Penn State Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 6–0  
October 14 Gettysburg Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 23–4  
October 17 Brown Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 12–0  
October 24 Carlisle Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA T 6–6  
October 31 at Carnegie Tech Pittsburgh, PA W 25–10  
November 7 Lafayette Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA W 34–4  
November 14 at Michigan Ferry Field • Ann Arbor, MI W 29–0  
November 26 Cornell Franklin Field • Philadelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 17–4  

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1908 University of Pennsylvania football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 8, 2013.