1923 Cornell Big Red football team

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1923 Cornell Big Red football
Co-national champion (Sagarin)
Conference Independent
1923 record 8–0
Head coach Gil Dobie (4th season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Base defense 6–3–2
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
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The 1923 Cornell Big Red football team represented Cornell University in the 1923 college football season. The team finished with an 8–0 record and was retroactively named as a co-national champion by Jeff Sagarin.[1] They outscored their opponents 320 to 33.[2]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 St. Bonaventure* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 41–6  
October 6 Susquehanna* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 84–0  
October 13 Williams* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 28–6  
October 20 Colgate* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 34–7  
November 3 at Dartmouth* Hanover, NH W 32–7  
November 10 at Columbia* New York, NY W 35–0  
November 17 Johns Hopkins* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 52–0  
November 24 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 14–7  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1923 Cornell University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 3, 2013.