1924 Chicago Maroons football team

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1924 Chicago Maroons football
Big Ten champion
Conference Big Ten Conference
1924 record 4–1–3 (3–0–3 Big Ten)
Head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg (33rd season)
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 3 0 3     4 1 3
Illinois 3 1 1     6 1 1
Iowa 3 1 1     6 1 1
Michigan 4 2 0     6 2 0
Purdue 2 2 0     5 2 0
Minnesota 1 2 1     3 3 2
Ohio State 1 3 2     2 3 3
Indiana 1 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 1 3 0     4 4 0
Wisconsin 0 2 2     2 3 3
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1924 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1924 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 33rd season under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Maroons compiled a 4–1–3 record, won the Big Ten Conference championship, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 88 to 40.[1][2]

Notable players on the 1924 Chicago team included guard Joe Pondelik and tackle Frank Gowdy. Pondelik was a consensus first-team All-American in 1924.[3] Gowdy was selected as a first-team All-American by several selectors, including Football World,[4] Liberty magazine,[4] and All-Sports Magazine.[5]

Fritz Crisler was an assistant coach on the team.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 4 Missouri *L 0–3
October 11 Brown *
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
W 19–7
October 18 Indiana
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
W 23–0
October 25at Ohio StateT 3–3
November 1 Purdue (rivalry)
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
W 19–6
November 8 Illinois
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
T 21–21
November 15 Northwestern
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
W 3–0
November 22 Wisconsin
  • Stagg Field
  • Chicago
T 0–0
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1924 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. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1156
  5. ^ "Lawson Named For Post On All-American". Oakland Tribune. 1924-12-07.