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1901 Lafayette football
ConferenceIndependent
1901 record9–3
Head coachSamuel B. Newton (3rd season)
Home stadiumMarch Field
Seasons
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1901 college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
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 Lafayette football team was an American football team that represented Lafayette College in the 1901 college football season. In its third season under head coach Samuel B. Newton, the team compiled a 9–3 record and outscored opponents by a total of 240 to 94.[1]

Two of the team's three losses were suffered in games against early professional football teams (Homestead Library & Athletic Club and Philadelphia Athletic Club) made up of all-star rosters.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2[[{{{school}}}|Ursinus]]
W 40–0[3]
October 5[[{{{school}}}|Susquehanna]]
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 42–5[4]
October 12at SyracuseSyracuse, NYW 5–02,500[5]
October 16Manhattan
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 16–6[6]
October 19at Orange Athletic ClubEast Orange, NJW 17–0[7]
October 26at PrincetonL 0–63,000[8]
November 2Lehigh
W 29–03,000[9]
November 5at Philadelphia A.C.L 0–23[10]
November 9at Brown
W 11–6[11]
November 16at Homestead Library & A.C.
L 10–48[2]
November 23at LehighBethlehem, PA (rivalry)W 41–02,000[12]
November 28Dickinson
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 29–03,000[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1901 Lafayette Leopards Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/lafayette/1901-schedule.html. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Stars Outshine The Collegians". The Pittsburgh Press: p. 22. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29566838/stars_outshine_collegians/.
  3. "Lafayette Wins Easily". New York Daily Tribune: p. 9. October 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29570636/lafayette_wins_easily/.
  4. "Lafayette, 42; Susquehanna, 5". New York Daily Tribune: p. 11. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29571040/lafayette_42_susquehanna_5/.
  5. "Syracuse Trounced: Lafayette Outweighed the Salt City Boys". The Buffalo Courier: p. 28. October 13, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29567086/syracuse_trounced_lafayette_outweighed/.
  6. "Lafayette, 16; Manhattan, 6". New York Daily Tribune: p. 9. October 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29570938/lafayette_16_manhattan_6/.
  7. "Lafayette Plays With Orange A.C.". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 11. October 20, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29567022/lafayette_plays_with_orange_ac/.
  8. "Princeton, 6; Lafayette, 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 11. October 27, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29517917/princeton_6_lafayette_0/.
  9. "Lehigh Could Not Score". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 12. November 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29566716/lehigh_could_not_score/.
  10. "Lafayette Couldn't Handle The Pros.; 23-0". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 10. November 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29566946/lafayette_couldnt_handle_the_pros/.
  11. "Lafayette, 11; Brown, 6". The New York Times: p. 16. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29411461/lafayette_11_brown_6/.
  12. "Lafayette Trounced Lehigh". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 8. November 24, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29566745/lafayette_trounced_lehigh/.
  13. "Lafayette Beat Dickinson". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 10. November 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29566778/lafayette_beat_dickinson/.
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