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1899 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1899 record7–3
Head coachPercy Haughton (1st season)
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →

The 1899 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1899 college football season. In their first season under head coach Percy Haughton, the Big Red compiled a 7–3 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 134 to 52.[1][2] Three Cornell players received honors on the 1899 College Football All-America Team: quarterback George H. Young (Outing-2, New York Tribune-2); halfback George B. Walbridge (Outing-2); and tackle Edward R. Alexander (Camp-3, New York Tribune-2; Leslie's Weekly-2).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23vs. Colgate Richfield Springs, NYW 42–0
September 27 Syracuse
W 17–0
September 30 Hamilton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 12–0
October 7 Williams
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 12–0
October 14at ChicagoL 6–17
October 21 Lehigh
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 6–0
November 1 Princeton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 5–0
November 7at Columbia New York, NYW 29–0
November 11 Lafayette
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 5–6
November 30at Penn L 0–29

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1895–1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1895-1899_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1899 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1899-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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