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1900 Columbia Lions football
Conference Independent
1900 record 7–3–1
Head coach George Sanford (2nd year)
Seasons
« 1899 1901 »

The 1900 Columbia Lions football team was an American football team that represented Columbia University as an independent during the 1900 college football season. In its second season under head coach George Sanford, the team compiled a 7–3–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 124 to 77, including six shutouts.[1][2] Bill Morley was the team captain.[2]

The team played its home games at Columbia Field in New York City.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 3at Rutgers
W 11–0[3]
October 6[[{{{school}}}|Wesleyan]]
W 12–0[4]
October 10Williams
  • Columbia Field
  • New York, NY
T 0–0
October 13at Harvard
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
L 0–248,000[5]
October 17[[{{{school}}}|Stevens]]
  • Columbia Field
  • New York, NY
W 45–0
October 20at PennL 0–30[6]
October 27Yale
  • Columbia Field
  • New York, NY
L 5–12[7]
November 6Princeton
  • Columbia Field
  • New York, NY
W 6–510,000[8][9]
November 10at Buffalo
W 17–0[10]
November 17at NavyW 11–0[11]
November 29Carlisle
  • Columbia Field
  • New York, NY
W 17–6[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1900 Columbia Lions Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/columbia/1900-schedule.html. Retrieved March 9, 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Columbia Football 2018 Record Book". Columbia University. 2018. p. 197. https://gocolumbialions.com/documents/2018/8/28/2018_Columbia_Football_Recordbook.pdf.
  3. "Columbia Played Poorly". The New York Times: p. 8. October 4, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29366527/columbia_played_poorly/.
  4. "Columbia Beat Wesleyan". The New York Times: p. 8. October 7, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29365066/columbia_beat_wesleyan/.
  5. "Harvard Beats Columbia, 24 to 0". Boston Post: p. 5. October 14, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-14-1900-p-5/.
  6. "Pennsy Wins From Columbia 30-0". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 14. October 21, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29366705/pennsy_wins_from_columbia_300/.
  7. "Columbia's Game Fight". The Sun. October 28, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29365738/columbias_game_fight/.
  8. "Columbia Is Victorious". The New York Times: p. 11. November 7, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16547695/columbia_is_victorious/.
  9. "Columbia Beat Tigers in Closely Fought Game". The Philadelphia Times: p. 5. November 7, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16549570/columbia_beat_tigers_in_closely_fought/.
  10. "Columbia Won Easily". The New York Times: p. 6. November 11, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29366366/columbia_won_easily/.
  11. "Columbia Beat Cadets". The New York Times: p. 8. November 18, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29366900/columbia_beat_cadets/.
  12. "Columbia Beat Indians". The New York Times: p. 8. November 30, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29365983/columbia_beat_indians/.
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