1920 Princeton Tigers football team

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1920 Princeton Tigers football
Co-national champion (Boand, Davis)
Conference Independent
1920 record 6–0–1
Head coach Bill Roper (7th season)
Assistant coach Frank Glick
Assistant coach Jack Winn
Assistant coach Keene Fitzpatrick[1]
Offensive scheme Short punt
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
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The 1920 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1920 college football season. They finished with a 6–0–1 record and were retroactively selected as a co-national champion by the Boand System and Parke H. Davis.[2] They outscored their opponents 144 to 23.[3]


Date Opponent Site Result
October 2 Swarthmore Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ W 17–6  
October 9 Maryland Palmer Stadium • Princeton, NJ W 35–0  
October 16 Washington and Lee Palmer Stadium • Princeton, NJ W 34–0  
October 23 Navy Palmer Stadium • Princeton, NJ W 14–0  
October 30 West Virginia Palmer Stadium • Princeton, NJ W 10–3  
November 6 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA (rivalry) T 14–14  
November 13 Yale Palmer Stadium • Princeton, NJ (rivalry) W 20–0  



  1. ^ Donal Grant Herring (November 24, 1920). "The Princeton Season Reviewed". Princeton Alumni Weekly. pp. 173–176. 
  2. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "1920 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.