1927 Cornell Big Red football team

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1927 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1927 record 3–3–2
Head coach Gil Dobie (8th season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Base defense 6–3–2
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
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The 1927 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1927 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 3–3–2 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 136 to 121.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.


Date Opponent Site Result
September 25 Clarkson* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 41–0  
October 1 Niagara* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 19–6  
October 9 Richmond* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 53–0  
October 22 at Princeton* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY L 10–21  
October 29 Columbia* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY (Rivalry) T 0–0  
November 5 St. Bonaventure* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY T 6–6  
November 12 at Dartmouth* Memorial FieldHanover, NH L 7–53  
November 24 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) L 0–35  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1925–1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "1927 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.