1918 Rutgers Queensmen football team

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1918 Rutgers Queensmen football
Rutgers athletics logo.png
Conference Independent
1918 record 5–2
Head coach George "Sandy" Sanford (6th season)
Home stadium Neilson Field
Seasons
← 1917
1919 →

The 1918 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1918 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach George "Sandy" Sanford, the Queensmen compiled a 5–2 record and outscored their opponents, 192 to 78.[1][2]

Paul Robeson played at the end position for the 1917 and 1918 Rutgers teams, was selected by Frank G. Menke as a first-team All-American in both 1917 and 1918, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1995.[3] Coach Sanford was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1971.[4]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
UrsinusW 66–0
Pelham Bay NavyW 7–0
LehighW 39–0
Hoboken NavyW 40–0
Penn StateW 26–3
Great Lakes NavyL 14–54
SyracuseL 0–21

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1918 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1915–1919)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Paul "Robey" Robeson". National Football Foundation. Retrieved June 14, 2016. 
  4. ^ "George "Sandy" Sanford". National Football Foundation. Retrieved June 14, 2016.