1924 Yale Bulldogs football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1924 Yale Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1924 record 6–0–2
Head coach Tad Jones (7th season)
Offensive scheme Single-wing
Home stadium Yale Bowl
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →

The 1924 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1924 college football season. The Bulldogs opened the season with victories over North Carolina and Georgia and concluded the season with victories over rivals Princeton and Yale, the team finished with an undefeated 6–0–2 record under seventh-year head coach Tad Jones. The two ties were against Dartmouth and Army.[1]

Yale end Dick Luman was named a consensus selection for the 1924 College Football All-America Team, having been so honored by the All-America Board and the International News Service.[2] Other Yale players receiving first-team All-American honors in 1924 were center Winslow Lovejoy (All-America Board, Football World, All-Sports Magazine, and Norman E. Brown),[2][3][4] halfback Ducky Pond (Newspaper Editors Association and Billy Evans),[2][5] and tackle Johnny Joss (Lawrence Perry).[6]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 North Carolina W 27–0
October 11 Georgia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 7–6
October 18 Dartmouth (rivalry)
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
T 14–14
October 25 Brown (rivalry)
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 13–3
November 1 Army
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
T 7–7
November 8 Maryland
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 47–0
November 15 at Princeton (rivalry) W 10–0
November 22 Harvard (rivalry)
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 19–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1924 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1156
  3. ^ "Handcock Honored on All-American By 'All-Sports'". Iowa City Press-Citizen. 1924-12-05. 
  4. ^ Norman E. Brown (1924-12-08). "Brown Picks All-American Team for the Journal". Hamilton Evening Journal. 
  5. ^ "Evans Names Hancock On Second All-American". Iowa City Press-Citizen. 1924-12-11. 
  6. ^ Lawrence Perry (1923-12-14). "Lawrence Perry's All-American Teams Announced". Oakland Tribune.