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1901 Chicago Maroons football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1901 record8–6–2 (0–4–1 Western)
Head coachAmos Alonzo Stagg (10th season)
CaptainJames M. Sheldon
Home stadiumMarshall Field
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →

Template:1901 Western Conference football standings The 1901 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1901 Western Conference football season. In their 10th season under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Maroons compiled an 8–6–2 record, finished in eighth place in the Western Conference with a 0–4–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 175 to 131.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 17 Englewood HS *W 18–5
September 21 [[{{{school}}}|Lombard]] *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 38–0[3]
September 24 Englewood High *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 12–0
September 25 Hyde Park HS *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 0–6[4]
September 28 [[{{{school}}}|Monmouth]] *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 23–0[5]
October 2 Milwaukee Medical *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 12–0[6]
October 5 [[{{{school}}}|Knox (IL)]] *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 6–0[7]
October 9 Illinois Wesleyan *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 22–0[8]
October 12 Purdue
T 5–5[9]
October 19 Illinois
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 0–24[10]
October 23 Hyde Park High *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 17–0
October 26 Penn *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 0–11[11]
November 2 Beloit *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
T 17–17[12]
November 9 Northwestern
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 5–6[13]
November 16at Michigan L 0–223,500[14]
November 28 Wisconsin
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 0–359,000[15]
  • *Non-conference game

RosterEdit

Player Position
James Milton Sheldon (captain) left halfback
Orville Elbridge Atwood fullback
Marcus Melvin Beddall right guard
Alfred Chester Ellsworth center
Charles Gibbons Flanagan left tackle
George Henry Garrey quarterback
Frank Ogilvie Horton left halfback
Rex Brenton Kennedy right tackle
Ralph Lemuel Knapp left guard
James Garfield MacNab right end
Lee Wilder Maxwell quarterback
Ernest Earl Perkins right halfback
Frederick Adolph Speik left end
Benjamin Strauss fullback
Platt Milk Conrad substitute - end
Edson Benton Cooke substitute - back
Clarke Saxe Jennison substitute - back
John Jameson Laird substitute - end
Hiram Boardman Conibear trainer

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1901 Chicago Maroons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/chicago/1901-schedule.html. Retrieved December 8, 2015.
  2. "University of Chicago Football Media Guide". University of Chicago. 2016. p. 22. https://issuu.com/uchicagoathletics/docs/fb-program-2016-web. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  3. "Walkaway For Maroons: Chicago University Eleven Defeats Lombard, 38 to 0". The Chicago Tribune: p. 17. September 22, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29562813/walkaway_for_maroons_chicago/.
  4. "Hyde Park Team Beats Maroons". The Chicago Tribune: p. 4. September 26, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29563172/hyde_park_team_beats_maroons/.
  5. "Maroons' Poor Play Against Monmouth". The Inter Ocean: p. 21. September 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29562878/maroons_poor_play_against_monmouth/.
  6. "Twelve Points For The Maroon". The Chicago Tribune: p. 6. October 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29563101/twelve_points_for_the_maroon/.
  7. "Maroons Lucky To Defeat Knox". The Chicago Tribune: p. 17. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29562954/maroons_lucky_to_defeat_knox/.
  8. "Maroons Score On Light Eleven". The Chicago Tribune: p. 6. October 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29563039/maroons_score_on_light_eleven/.
  9. "Maroons Are Tied By Purdue's Eleven". The Inter Ocean: p. 17. October 13, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29559718/maroons_are_tied_by_purdues_eleven/.
  10. "Illini Smother Heavy Maroons". The Sunday Inter Ocean: pp. 21-22. October 20, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29537240/illini_smother_heavy_maroons/.
  11. "Penn Wins With Only 11 Points". The Chicago Tribune: p. 17. October 27, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29562660/penn_wins_with_only_11_points/.
  12. "Chicago Lucky To Beat Beloit". The Chicago Tribune: p. 17. November 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29562548/chicago_lucky_to_beat_beloit/.
  13. "Chicago Loses To Purple Team: Northwestern Scores 6 Points to the Maroons' 5 in Game at Marshall Field". The Chicago Tribune: pp. 17-18. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29553214/chicago_loses_to_purple_team/.
  14. "Michigan Stops Stagg's Tricks: Defeated Chicago by 22-0 Score". Detroit Free Press: p. 1. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/6628689/michigan_stops_staggs_tricks_defeated/.
  15. "Wisconsin Wins By Great Runs". The Chicago Tribune: p. 4. November 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29529346/wisconsin_wins_by_great_runs/.
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