1928 Cornell Big Red football team

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1928 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1928 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 1928 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1928 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 3–3–2 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 86 to 72.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.


Date Opponent Site Result
October 6 Clarkson* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 20–0  
October 13 Niagara* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 34–0  
October 20 Hampden–Sydney* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 18–6  
October 27 at Princeton* Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ L 0–3  
November 3 at Columbia* Baker FieldNew York, NY (Rivalry) T 0–0  
November 10 St. Bonaventure* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY T 0–0  
November 17 Dartmouth* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY L 0–28  
November 29 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) L 0–49  
*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. ^ "1928 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.