1916 Chicago Maroons football team

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1916 Chicago Maroons football
Conference Western Conference
1916 record 3–4 (3–3 Western)
Head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg (25th season)
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State $ 4 0 0     7 0 0
Northwestern 4 1 0     6 1 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     6 1 0
Chicago 3 3 0     3 4 0
Illinois 2 2 1     3 3 1
Wisconsin 1 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 1 2 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 3 1     2 4 1
Purdue 0 4 1     2 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1916 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1916 college football season. In their 25th season under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Maroons compiled a 3–4 record, finished in fourth place in the Western Conference, and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 110 to 65.[1][2]

In the first game of the season, Carleton College traveled to Chicago and beat the Maroons 7-0 in a shocking upset.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 7 Carleton *L 0–7
Ocobert 14 IndianaW 22–0
October 21 Northwestern
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
L 0–10
October 28at WisconsinL 7–30
November 4 Purdue (rivalry)
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
W 16–7
November 18at Illinois
W 20–7
November 25 Minnesota
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
L 0–49
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1916 Chicago Maroons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "University of Chicago Football Media Guide". University of Chicago. 2016. p. 22. Retrieved November 10, 2016. 
  3. ^ "CARLETON, 'EASY TEAM,' SHOCKS MAROONS 7 TO 0". Chicago Tribune. October 8, 2016.  Text included in "100 Years Ago: Carleton Upsets Chicago"
  4. ^ "100 Years Ago: Carleton Upsets Chicago". Carleton College.