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1905 Arkansas Cardinals football
ConferenceIndependent
1905 record2–6
Head coachAncil D. Brown (2nd season)
Home stadiumThe Hill
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1905 college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         10 0 0
Penn         12 0 1
Stanford         8 0 0
Kentucky U.         7 0 3
Stetson         4 0 1
Kansas         10 1 0
Navy         10 1 1
VPI         9 1 0
Colorado         8 1 0
Case         8 1 1
Dartmouth         7 1 2
Central Michigan         7 1 0
Swarthmore         7 1 0
Chattanooga         6 1 0
Western U. of Penn.         10 2 0
Nebraska         9 2 0
Princeton         8 2 0
Harvard         8 2 1
Oklahoma         7 2 0
Washington and Lee         7 2 0
Wesleyan         7 2 1
Washington & Jefferson         9 3 0
Penn State         8 3 0
Kansas State         6 2 0
Utah         6 2 0
Carlisle         10 4 0
Washburn         7 3 0
Oregon Agricultural         6 3 0
Iowa State         6 3 0
West Virginia         6 3 0
South Carolina         4 2 1
California         4 1 2
Arizona         4 2 0
Kentucky State         6 3 1
USC         6 3 1
Cornell         6 4 0
Maryland         6 4 0
Oregon         4 2 2
Washington         4 2 2
Missouri         5 4 0
Notre Dame         5 4 0
Virginia         5 4 0
North Carolina         4 3 1
Army         4 4 1
Michigan State Normal         4 4 0
TCU         4 4 0
Washington State         4 4 0
Connecticut         2 2 0
Wyoming         3 4 0
Wabash         4 5 0
Richmond         3 5 2
Montana         2 3 0
Geneva         4 6 0
Rutgers         3 6 0
Villanova         3 7 0
Delaware         3 4 1
William & Mary         2 4 1
The Citadel         2 3 1
VMI         2 5 1
Oklahoma A&M         1 3 2
Arkansas         2 6 0
Kendall         1 3 0
Baylor         1 6 0
Tempe         0 3 0

The 1905 Arkansas Cardinals football team represented the University of Arkansas during the 1905 college football season. In their second and final season under head coach Ancil D. Brown, the Razorbacks compiled a 2–6 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 50 to 32.[1]

At the outset, the University of Arkansas being known as the "Arkansas Cardinals" is in all likelihood a misnomer. The "cardinal" referred to the color cardinal and not the red bird. Moreover, as early as the first game of the 1905 season, news media reports specifically refer to the University of Arkansas football team as the "Razorbacks", pre-dating the University of Arkansas' official statement regarding how the University of Arkansas became the Razorbacks.[2] [3][4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 7KansasL 0–6
October 14at Washington UniversitySt. Louis, MOL 0–6
October 14at DrurySpringfield, MOL 0–12
October 26Chilocco Indian School
  • The Hill
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 6–0
October 31Texas
L 0–4
November 12Kentucky University
  • The Hill
  • Fayetteville, AR
L 0–6
November 17at [[{{{school}}}|Missouri Mines]]Rolla, MOL 0–16
November 30Kansas City Medical
  • The Hill
  • Fayetteville, AR
W 26–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Arkansas Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/a/arkansas/1905-1909_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 5, 2015.
  2. http://www.hogdb.com/2013/04/07/origin-of-arkansas-cardinal-leads-to-razorbacks/ Hog Database | Origin of Arkansas "Cardinal" Leads to Razorbacks by Sharp Williams
  3. http://www.hogdb.com/2012/06/06/the-razorbacks-came-before-bezdek/ Hog Database | "The Razorbacks" Came Before Bezdek as Early as 1905
  4. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=fY9WAAAAIBAJ&sjid=eUENAAAAIBAJ&dq=razorbacks&pg=1300%2C5956003/ Lawrence Daily World, May 13, 1907 via Google News Archive (see several inches below link)
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