1933 Cornell Big Red football team

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1933 Cornell Big Red football
Conference Independent
1933 record 4–3
Head coach Gil Dobie (14th season)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Base defense 6–3–2
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
← 1932
1934 →

The 1933 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1933 college football season. In their 14th season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 4–3 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 116 to 89.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.


Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 St. Lawrence* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 48–7  
October 7 Richmond* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 28–7  
October 14 at Michigan* Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI L 0–40  
October 21 Syracuse* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY L 7–14  
November 4 Columbia* Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY (Rivalry) L 6–9  
November 18 at Dartmouth* Memorial FieldHanover, NH W 7–0  
November 30 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 20–12  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Cornell Yearly Results (1930–1934)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "1933 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.