1905 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1905 record6–4
Head coachPop Warner (4th season)
Seasons
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1906 →

The 1905 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1905 college football season. In their fourth, non-consecutive season under head coach Pop Warner, the Big Red compiled a 6–4 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 173 to 59.[1][2] Two Cornell players received honors on the 1905 College Football All-America Team: guard Elmer Thompson (Walter Camp, 2nd team);[3] and George Walder (New York Globe).[4]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 27 Hamilton
W 5–0
September 30 [[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 12–11
October 4 Hobart
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 28–0
October 7 Bucknell
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 24–0
October 21 Pittsburgh
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 30–0
October 28 Haverford
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 57–0
November 4 Swarthmore
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 0–14
November 11at Princeton Princeton, NJL 6–16
November 18 Columbia
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 6–12
November 30at Penn L 5–6

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1905–1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1905-1909_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1905 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1905-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  3. "All-American Eleven: Walter Camp Selects the Best Football Team; West Figures Prominently". The Washington Post. 1905-12-20.
  4. 1905 Official NCAA Football Guide
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