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1901 Penn Quakers football
ConferenceIndependent
1901 record10–5
Head coachGeorge Washington Woodruff (10th season)
CaptainH. A. Davidson
Home stadiumFranklin Field
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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 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania as an independent during the 1901 college football season. In its tenth season under head coach George Washington Woodruff, the team compiled a 10–5 record and outscored opponents by a total of 203 to 121. Significant games included victories over Penn State (23–6), Chicago (11–0), and Carlisle (16–14), and losses to Navy (5–6), Harvard (6–33), and Army (0–24).[1]

Two Penn players received recognition on the 1901 College Football All-America Team: guard John Teas (Walter Camp, 3rd team);[2] and halfback Marshall S. Reynolds (The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1st team).[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 LehighW 28–0[4]
October 2 Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 6–01,500[5]
October 5 Penn State
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 23–6[6]
October 9 Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 28–0[7]
October 12 Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 26–010,000[8]
October 16 Virginia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 20–5[9]
October 19 Bucknell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 6–0[10]
October 21at NavyL 5–6[11]
October 23 Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 22–0[12]
October 26at Chicago
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 11–0[13]
November 2at ColumbiaL 0–11[14]
November 9 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia (rivalry)
L 6–33[15]
November 16 Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 16–1410,000[16]
November 23at ArmyL 0–24[17]
November 28 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia (rivalry)
L 6–2320,000[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1901 Pennsylvania Quakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/pennsylvania/1901-schedule.html. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. "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
  3. "Dr. Stauffer's Idea of an All-American". The Philadelphia Inquirer. December 8, 1901.
  4. "Pennsylvania's Players Surprise Admirers By Walloping Lehigh By 28 Points To 0". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 10. September 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29585653/pennsylvanias_players_suprise_admirers/.
  5. "Pennsylvania Plays Slow, Dopey Game And Makes But One Touchdown On Franklin And Marshall". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 6. October 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29585826/pennsylvania_plays_slow_dopey_game_and/.
  6. "Quakers Defeat State College". The Philadelphia Times: p. 5. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29585957/quakers_defeat_state_college/.
  7. "Penn Outplayed Swarthmore Team". The Philadelphia Times: p. 10. October 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29586072/penn_outplayed_swarthmore_team/.
  8. "Penn Overwhelms Brown Eleven". The Philadelphia Times: p. 5. October 13, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29411097/penn_overwhelms_brown_eleven/.
  9. "Pennsylvania Has Trouble With Virginians--Score 20 To 5". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 10. October 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29586223/pennsylvania_has_trouble_with/.
  10. "Pennsylvania Had Great Difficulty in Defeating Bucknell 6 to 0". The Philadelphia Times: p. 4. October 20, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/5016952/bucknell_football_the_times_20_oct/.
  11. "Naval Cadets Administer First Defeat to Penn in Close Game". The Philadelphia Times: p. 12. October 22, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29586413/naval_cadets_administer_first_defeat_to/.
  12. "Penn Wallops Gettysburg In Easy Fashion, 22 To 0". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 10. October 24, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29586537/penn_wallops_gettysburg_in_easy/.
  13. "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/.
  14. "Columbia's Triumph: The Blue and White Wins From Pennsylvania by 11 to 0 -- Weeks Makes Both Touchdowns". New York Daily Tribune: p. 10. November 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29361664/columbias_triumph_the_blue_and_white/.
  15. "Harvard Defeats Pennsylvania By Score Of 33 To 6". The Times (Philadelphia): p. 1. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29425064/harvard_defeats_pennsylvania_by_score/.
  16. "Pennsylvania Battles Hard And Wins From Indians, 16 To 14". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 13. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29586738/pennsylvania_battles_hard_and_wins_from/.
  17. "Penn Defeated 24 to 0 by the West Point Team". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 6. November 21, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29584807/penn_defeated_24_to_0_by_the_west_point/.
  18. "Cornell At Last Wins From Penn". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 1. November 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29586865/cornell_at_last_wins_from_penn/.
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