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1897 Drexel Dragons football
ConferenceIndependent
1897 record7–1–1
Head coachNo coach
CaptainS. Walter Bishop
Home stadiumWest Philadelphia YMCA
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →
1897 college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oregon Agricultural         5 0 0
Drexel         7 1 1
North Carolina         7 3 0
USC         5 1 0
Virginia         6 2 1
Stanford         4 1 0
Notre Dame         4 1 1
Washington Agricultural         2 0 0
Clemson         2 2 0
Oregon         1 1 0
Indiana State         1 2 0
Texas A&M         1 2 0
Washington         1 2 0
Montana         1 2 3
California         0 3 2
Utah         1 5 0

The 1897 Drexel Dragons football team did not have a head coach.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 21[1]at Wilmington High School (DE)Wilmington, DEW 16–4 
October 27[2]at MainheimL 0–46 
November 2Northeast Manual Training SchoolW Forfeit 
November 5at Chester High School
T 0–0300
November 10at Haddonfield High SchoolHaddonfield, NJW 4–0200
November 12at Griffith Athletic ClubW 10–0 
November 17Eastburn AcademyW Forfeit 
November 19Friends' Central SchoolW Forfeit 
November 25Wilmington High School (DE)W Forfeit 

RosterEdit

1897 Drexel Dragons football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE, DE Schofield, JohnJohn Schofield Fr
OT Potts, EdwinEdwin Potts Fr
OG Kaighn, JohnJohn Kaighn Fr
C Moses, GeorgeGeorge Moses Fr
OG Reeves, A. CarlA. Carl Reeves Fr
OT Grover, RobertRobert Grover Fr
TE Thompson, C.C. Thompson Fr
HB Bishop, S. WalterS. Walter Bishop (C) Sr
HB M., RandolphRandolph M. Fr
QB Carson, CharlesCharles Carson Fr
  Griffith, JohnJohn Griffith Fr
  Dee, Arthur V.Arthur V. Dee Jr
  Perkins, HaroldHarold Perkins Sr
  Gilpin, DavysDavys Gilpin So
  Hedges, JohnJohn Hedges Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB, P Fischer, OttoOtto Fischer Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
  • No coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 21 September 2018

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Drexel Institute Defeated" (in English). Wilmington, DE: The Times. 22 October 1897. p. 8. https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/53392004/. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  2. "Manheim 46, Drexel 0" (in English). The Philadelphia Inquirer. 28 October 1897. p. 4. https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/168299496/. Retrieved 17 October 2018.

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