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1901 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1901 record11–1
Head coachRaymond Starbuck (1st season)
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Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Harvard         12 0 0
Yale         11 1 1
California         9 0 1
Stetson         1 0 0
Cornell         11 1 0
Dartmouth         10 1 0
Massachusetts         9 1 0
Princeton         9 1 1
Notre Dame         8 1 1
Kentucky U.         7 1 1
Army         5 1 2
Connecticut         8 2 0
Virginia         8 2 0
Texas         8 2 1
Arizona         4 1 0
Washington Agricultural         4 1 0
Nebraska         7 2 0
Western U. of Penn         7 2 1
Lafayette         9 3 0
Utah         3 1 0
Penn         10 5 0
Gallaudet         4 2 2
William & Mary         2 1 1
Columbia         8 5 0
Baylor         5 3 0
Penn State         5 3 0
Ohio State         5 3 1
VMI         4 3 0
Washington         4 3 0
Navy         6 4 1
Stanford         3 2 2
Oklahoma         3 2 0
Drake         4 4 0
Detroit         3 3 0
Kansas State         3 4 1
Michigan Agricultural         3 4 1
Oregon         3 4 1
Carlisle         5 7 1
Montana         2 3 0
Oklahoma A&M         2 3 0
Villanova         2 3 0
Arkansas         3 5 0
Kansas         3 5 2
Furman         1 2 1
Texas A&M         1 4 0
Missouri         1 6 1
Maryland         1 7 0
Boston College         1 8 0
Florida Agricultural         0 1 0
Kendall         0 1 0
USC         0 1 0
Rhode Island         0 2 0
Rutgers         0 7 0

The 1901 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1901 college football season. In its first season under head coach Raymond Starbuck, the team compiled an 11–1 record, shut out 10 of 12 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 333 to 14. The only loss was by an 8–6 score against Princeton.[1]

Five Cornell players received honors on the 1901 College Football All-America Team: guards Bill Warner (Walter Camp-1) and Sanford Hunt (Camp-2, Caspar Whitney-1); quarterback Alfred A. Brewster, Jr. (Whitney-2); halfback Henry Purcell (Camp-2); and fullback Henry Schoellkopf (Camp-3).[2][3][4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 [[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
W 17–01,000[5][6]
October 2 Rochester
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 50–0 [7]
October 5 Bucknell
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 6–0 [8]
October 9 Hamilton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 39–0 [9]
October 12 Union
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 24–0 [10]
October 19 Carlisle
W 17–018,000[11]
October 26 Oberlin
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 29–0 [12]
November 2 Princeton
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 6–8 [13]
November 9 Lehigh
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 30–0 [14]
November 16at ColumbiaW 24–0 [15]
November 23 Vermont
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 68–0 [16]
November 28at Penn W 23–618,000[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1901 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1901-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "All-America Teams". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Archived from the original on 2013-02-13. https://web.archive.org/web/20130213031358/http://waltercamp.org/index.php/teams_and_awards/P100/.
  3. "All-America Team of 1901". Spalding's Football Guide: 47. 1902. https://books.google.com/books?id=Xws7AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA47#v=onepage&q&f=false. Retrieved March 8, 2015. open access
  4. Caspar Whitney (1902). "The Sportsman's View-Point". Outing. http://www.la84foundation.org/SportsLibrary/Outing/Volume_39/outXXXIX04/outXXXIX04v.pdf.
  5. "Cornell Wins From Colgate". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 10. September 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16919218/cornell_wins_from_colgate/.(Percy Field)
  6. "Cornell Wins First Game". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 10. September 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16917943/cornell_wins_first_game/.(attendance: 1,000)
  7. "Cornell, 50; Rochester, 0". The New York Times: p. 8. October 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16919139/cornell_50_rochester_0/.
  8. "Close Call for Cornell". The Pittsburg Press: p. 20. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16919079/close_call_for_cornell/.
  9. "Cornell Beats Hamilton". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 15. October 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16918448/cornell_beats_hamilton/.
  10. "Cornell, 24; Union, 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 9. October 13, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16918729/cornell_24_union_0/.
  11. "Cornell, I Yell!! Carlisle's football Braves met with Defeat from white Brothers". The Illustrated Buffalo Express: p. 9. October 20, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16917837/cornell_i_yell_carlisles_football/.
  12. "Oberlin Easy for Cornell". Chicago Tribune: p. 18. October 27, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16918810/oberlin_easy_for_cornell/.
  13. "Princeton, 8; Cornell, 6". The New York Times: p. 9. November 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16918895/princeton_8_cornell_6/.
  14. "Cornell Has An Easy Time: Lehigh Never a Factor in Game on Percy Field". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 22. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16918993/cornell_has_an_easy_time_lehigh_never/.
  15. "Cornell Victorious in Columbia Game". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 9. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16919480/cornell_victorious_in_columbia_game/.
  16. "Cornell, 68; Vermont, 0". The New York Times: p. 11. November 24, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16917064/cornell_68_vermont_0/.
  17. "Cornell Defeats Pennsylvania by Score of 23 to 6". The Times (Philadelphia): pp. 1-2. November 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16919694/cornell_defeats_pennsylvania_by_score/.
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