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1906 Penn Quakers football
ConferenceIndependent
1906 record7–2–3
Head coachCarl S. Williams (5th season)
CaptainEdward L. Greene
Home stadiumFranklin Field
Seasons
← 1905
1907 →

The 1906 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1906 college football season. The Quakers finished with a 7–2–3 record in their fifth year under head coach Carl S. Williams. Significant games included a 24 to 6 loss to the Carlisle Indians, a 17 to 0 victory over Michigan, and a scoreless tie with Cornell The 1906 Penn team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 186 to 58.[1][2]

Eight players on the 1906 Penn team received recognition on the 1906 College Football All-America Team. They are ends Izzy Levene (WC-3; CW-2; NYS-2; CC-2; NYT-2) and Hunter Scarlett (NYM-1), tackle Dexter Draper (WC-2; NYS-1; NYT-2), guard Gus Ziegler (WC-2; CW-1; NYS-2; CC-2; NYM-1; NYT-2), center William Thomas Dunn (WC-1), and halfbacks Bill Hollenback (WC-2; CW-1; NYS-1; NYM-1), Bob Folwell (NYT-1) and Edward Green (NYT-2).[3][4][5][6][7]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29 LehighW 32–6
October 3 Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
T 6–6
October 6 North Carolina
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 11–0
October 10 Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 47–6
October 13 Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 0–4
October 17 Medico-Chirurgical[8]
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 31–0
October 20 Brown (rivalry)
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 14–0
October 27 Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
L 6–24
November 10 Lafayette
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
T 0–0
November 17 Michigan
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 17–0
November 24 Villanova
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia
W 22–12
November 29 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia (rivalry)
T 0–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1906 Pennsylvania Quakers Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/pennsylvania/1906.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. "Walter Camp Football Foundation". Archived from the original on 2009-03-30. https://web.archive.org/web/20090330065940/http://waltercamp.org/index.php/teams_and_awards. (WC)
  4. Caspar Whitney. "The View-Point". Outing: p. 537. https://books.google.com/books?id=Wa9hAAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_v2_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q=&f=false. (CW)
  5. "'Philistine' Is Generous: Sun Accords Syracuse Bank Amid First Sixtten". The Post-Standard. 1906-12-04. (NYS and CC)
  6. "New Football Produces Individual Brilliancy: Many Players Merit Places on Fanciful All-American Team" (PDF). The New York Times. 1906-12-09. https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1906/12/09/101810947.pdf. (NYT)
  7. "untitled". Daily Gazette And Bulletin. 1906-12-05. (NYM)
  8. The Medico-Chirugical College of Philadelphia, later absorbed into the University of Pennsylvania.
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