1891 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1891 record7–3
Head coachNo coach
CaptainCarl Johanson
Seasons
← 1890
1892 →

The 1891 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1891 college football season. The team compiled a 7–3 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 298 to 34.[1][2] No Cornell players received honors on the 1891 College Football All-America Team.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3 Syracuse Ithaca, NYW 68–0
October 10 Bucknell Ithaca, NYL 0–4
October 17 [[{{{school}}}|Stevens]] Ithaca, NYW 72–0
October 24 [[{{{school}}}|Lafayette]] Ithaca, NYW 30–0
November 7 Lehigh Ithaca, NYW 24–0
November 14at Princeton Princeton, NJL 0–6
November 21vs. Michigan
  • D.A.C. Park
  • Detroit
W 58–12
November 23at Detroit A.C. DetroitW 32–0
November 25at Chicago A.C. ChicagoL 4–12
November 28at MichiganW 10–0

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1890–1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1890-1894_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1891 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1891-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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