1929 Cornell Big Red football team

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1929 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1929 record 6–2
Head coach Gil Dobie (10th season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Base defense 6–3–2
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
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The 1929 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1929 college football season. In their tenth season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 6–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 204 to 60.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.


Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Clarkson* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 60–0  
October 5 Niagara* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 22–6  
October 12 Hampden–Sydney* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 40–6  
October 19 Princeton* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 13–7  
November 2 Columbia* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY (Rivalry) W 12–6  
November 16 Western Reserve* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 36–0  
November 23 at Dartmouth* Memorial FieldHanover, NH L 14–18  
November 28 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) L 7–17  
*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. ^ "1929 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.