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1905 Penn Quakers football
ConferenceIndependent
1905 record12–0–1
Head coachCarl S. Williams (4th season)
CaptainRobert Torrey
Home stadiumFranklin Field
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →

The 1905 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1905 college football season. The Quakers finished with an undefeated 12–0–1 record in their fourth year under head coach Carl S. Williams. Significant games included a 6 to 0 victory over the Carlisle Indians, a 12 to 6 victory over Harvard, a 23 to 0 victory over Columbia, a 6 to 5 victory over Cornell, and a 6-6 tie with Lafayette. The 1905 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 259 to 33.[1][2]

Six Penn players received recognition on the 1905 College Football All-America Team. They are: end Izzy Levene (WC-3; NYW; NYG); tackle Otis Lamson (WC-1; CW-1; NYEP; NYW; NYG; NYEP; NYT; NYG); guard F. Hobson (NYEP; NYG); center Robert Torrey (WC-1; CW-1; NYEP; NYT; NYW; NYG); quarterback Vince Stevenson (NYW); and halfback H.W. Sheble (WC-2).[3][4][5]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30 LehighW 35–0
October 4 Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 16–6
October 7 Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 11–4
October 11 Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 38–0
October 14 North Carolina
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 17–0
October 18 Ursinus
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 39–0
October 21 Brown (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 8–6
October 28 Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 6–0
November 4 Lafayette
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
T 6–6
November 11 Harvard
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia (rivalry)
W 12–6
November 18 Villanova
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 42–0
November 25at ColumbiaW 23–0
November 30 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia (rivalry)
W 6–5

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1905 Pennsylvania Quakers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/pennsylvania/1905.html. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. "Pennsylvania Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/pennsylvania/1905-1909_yearly_results.php. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  3. "All-American Eleven: Walter Camp Selects the Best Football Team; West Figures Prominently". The Washington Post. 1905-12-20. (WC)
  4. "Timely Sport Gossip from Ring and Field". Anaconda Standard. 1905-12-27. (CW)
  5. 1905 Official NCAA Football Guide (NYEP, NYT, NYW, NYG)
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