1926 Cornell Big Red football team

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1926 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1926 record 6–1–1
Head coach Gil Dobie (7th season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Base defense 6–3–2
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Brown         9 0 1
Navy         9 0 1
Notre Dame         9 1 0
Furman         8 1 1
Army         7 1 1
Penn         7 1 1
Carnegie Tech         7 2 0
Syracuse         7 2 1
Citadel         7 3 0
Cornell         6 1 1
Villanova         6 2 1
Pittsburgh         5 2 2
Penn State         5 4 0
Wake Forest         5 4 1
Yale         4 4 0
Michigan State         3 4 1
Delaware         3 5 0
Havard         3 5 0
Duke         3 6 0
Drexel         2 5 0

The 1926 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1926 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 6–1–1 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 191 to 64.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Geneva* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 6–0  
October 2 Niagara* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 28–0  
October 9 Williams* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 49–0  
October 16 at Michigan State* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 24–14  
October 30 at Columbia* Baker Field • Ithaca, NY (Rivalry) L 9–17  
November 6 St. Bonaventure* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 41–0  
November 13 Dartmouth* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 24–23  
November 25 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) T 10–10  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1925–1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1926 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.