American Football Database
1906 Carlisle Indians football
1906 record9–3
Head coachBemus Pierce (1st season)
CaptainAlbert Exendine
← 1905
1907 →

The 1906 Carlisle Indians football team represented the Carlisle Indians football team of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School during the 1906 college football season. The Indians were coached by Bemus Pierce in his 1st year as head coach. The team compiled a record of 9–3, outscored opponents 244 to 40. Vanderbilt had one of the first big upsets from the south when it defeated Carlisle 4 to 0.[1] 1906 was the first season with a legal forward pass.


September 22Villanova
W 6–0
September 29[[{{{school}}}|Albright]]
  • Indian Field
  • Carlisle, PA
W 82–0
October 3[[{{{school}}}|Susquehanna]]
  • Indian Field
  • Carlisle, PA
W 48–0
October 6vs. Penn StateWilliamsport, PAL 0–4
October 13at CincinnatiCincinnati, OHW 18–0
October 20at Western University of PennsylvaniaPittsburgh, PAW 22–0
October 27at PennW 24–6
November 3at SyracuseBuffalo, NYW 9–48,000
November 10at Harvard
L 0–5
November 17at MinnesotaW 17–0
November 24at VanderbiltL 0–4
November 29at VirginiaNorfolk, VAW 18–17


See also