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1901 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1901 record 9–1–1
Head coach Langdon Lea (1st year)
Captain Williamson Pell
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 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1901 college football season. The team finished with a 9–1–1 record under first-year head coach Langdon Lea. The Tigers won their first nine games, including eight shutouts, and outscored their opponents by a total of 247 to 24. The team's only loss was in the last game of the season by a 12–0 score against Yale.[1] Princeton end Ralph Tipton Davis was selected as a consensus first-team honoree on the 1901 College Football All-America Team.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2 VillanovaW 35–0[3]
October 5 [[{{{school}}}|Haverford]]
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 47–0[4]
October NYU
  • University Field
  • Princeton, N
W 23–0
October 12 Lehigh
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 35–0[5]
October 16 Dickinson
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 23–0[6]
October 19 Brown
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 35–0[7]
October 23 Orange Athletic Club
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 29–0[8]
October 26 Lafayette
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 6–03,000[9]
November 2at Cornell
W 8–6[10]
November 9at ArmyT 6–6[11]
November 16at Yale L 0–12> 19,000[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1901 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/princeton/1901-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. "Award Winners". NCAA. 2012. pp. 2-4. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2012/Awards.pdf.
  3. "Easy Walkover for the Tigers". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 6. October 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16493523/villanova/.
  4. "Princeton, 47; Haverford, 0". The New York Times: p. 10. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29517479/princeton_47_haverford_0/.
  5. "Princeton, 35; Lehigh, 0". The New York Times: p. 11. October 13, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29517640/princeton_35_lehigh_0/.
  6. "Princeton, 23; Dickinson, 0". The New York Times: p. 9. October 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29517787/princeton_23_dickinson_0/.
  7. "Princeton, 35; Brown, 0". New York Daily Tribune: p. 10. October 20, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/23924869/princeton_35_brown_0/.
  8. "Princeton Smashes Orange Line: Offside Play and Fumbling Accompany Tigers' Victory". New York Daily Tribune: p. 7. October 24, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29518003/princeton_smashes_orange_line_offside/.
  9. "Princeton, 6; Lafayette, 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 11. October 27, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29517917/princeton_6_lafayette_0/.
  10. "Princeton, 8; Cornell, 6". The New York Times: p. 9. November 3, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16918895/princeton_8_cornell_6/.
  11. "Soldiers Tie Princeton: Football Game at West Point Ended with Score Six All". The New York Times: p. 16. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29518123/soldiers_tie_princeton_football_game/.
  12. "Yale and Cornell Winners: Princeton Unable To Score Against Old Eli; Rout of the Tigers". New York Tribune: pp. 1-2. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29451938/yale_and_cornell_winners_princeton/.
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