1916 Princeton Tigers football team

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1916 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1916 record 6–2
Head coach John H. Rush (2nd season)
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →

The 1916 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1916 college football season. The team finished with a 6–2 record under second-year head coach John H. Rush.[1] Princeton guard Frank T. Hogg was selected as a consensus first-team honoree on the 1916 College Football All-America Team.[2] Three other Princeton players (end Charles Highley, center Alfred Gennert, and a tackle with the surname McLean) were selected as first-team honorees by at least one selector in 1916.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30at Holy CrossW 21–0
October 7 North CarolinaW 29–0
October 14 Tufts
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 3–0
October 21 Lafayette
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 33–0
October 28 Dartmouth
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 7–3
November 4 Bucknell
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 42–0
November 11at Harvard (rivalry)L 0–3
November 18 Yale (rivalry)
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1916 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA. 2012. pp. 2–4.