1909 Lafayette football team

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1909 Lafayette football
Conference Independent
1909 record 7–0–1
Head coach Bob Folwell (1st season)
Home stadium March Field
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The 1909 Lafayette football team represented Lafayette College in the 1909 college football season. Lafayette shut out seven of its eight opponents and finished with a 7–0–1 record in their first year under head coach Bob Folwell. Significant games included victories over Princeton (6–0) and Lehigh (21–0). The only blemish on the team's record was a 6–6 tie with Penn. The 1909 Lafayette team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 176 to 6.[1][2] Lafayette fullback George McCaa received recognition on the 1909 College Football All-America Team, as a third-team selection by Walter Camp and a second-team selection by The New York Times.[3][4]


  1. ^ "1909 Lafayette Leopards Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "Lafayette Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  3. ^ "Six Yale Men on Camp's First Team" (PDF). The New York Times. December 19, 1909.
  4. ^ "All-America Team Picked on Form Shown During 1909: Problems Confronting Experts Who Take Up This Thankless and Difficult Task of Choosing the So-Called "Best."" (PDF). The New York Times. November 28, 1909.