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1908 Idaho football
ConferenceIndependent
1908 record2–2–2
Head coachJohn R. Middleton (2nd season)
Seasons
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1908 IAAUS independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia         7 0 1
Washington         6 0 1
Washington State         4 0 2
Notre Dame         8 1 0
George Washington         8 1 1
Dartmouth         6 1 1
Army         6 1 2
USC         3 1 1
Navy         9 2 1
Oregon         5 2 0
Florida         5 2 1
Pittsburgh         8 3 0
Utah         3 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         4 3 1
Penn State         5 5 0
North Carolina         3 3 3
Idaho         2 2 2
Montana         1 2 1
Villanova         3 6 0
Maryland         3 8 0

The 1908 Idaho football team represented the University of Idaho in the 1908 college football season. Idaho was led by second-year head coach John R. Middleton, and played as an independent.

Idaho met Utah for the first time, in Salt Lake City on Thanksgiving. The field was covered by 2 feet (60 cm)* of snow and the game was scoreless.[1][2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 10Spokane YMCAMoscow, ID [3][4]W 28–0
October 24Bremerton NavyMoscow, ID [5]W 32–0
October 31OregonMoscow, ID [6][7][8]L 21–27
November 6at WhitmanWalla Walla, WA [9]L 0–11
November 13at Washington StateT 4–4
November 26at UtahT 0–0
  • Two games were played on Friday (at Whitman in Walla Walla, at Washington State in Pullman)
    and one on Thursday (at Utah in Salt Lake City on Thanksgiving)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Snow defeats both elevens". Deseret Evening News ((Salt Lake City, Utah)): p. 10. November 27, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=EZ4uAAAAIBAJ&sjid=UUgDAAAAIBAJ&pg=7239%2C1761930.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Idaho and Utah play draw game". University Argonaut. (University of Idaho) ((Moscow, Idaho)): p. 1. December 2, 1908. https://digital.lib.uidaho.edu/cdm/ref/collection/argonaut/id/1406?_ga=2.28344636.1427843286.1514542161-1239633303.1512953705.
  3. "Idaho star players forced out of game". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 14. October 10, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9ahXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=__MDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6154%2C2059101.
  4. "Idaho shows a strong team". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 5. October 12, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=9qhXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=__MDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2380%2C2130936.
  5. "Idaho takes game from Navy men". University Argonaut. (University of Idaho) ((Moscow, Idaho)): p. 1. October 28, 1908. https://digital.lib.uidaho.edu/cdm/ref/collection/argonaut/id/1385?_ga=2.2661680.1427843286.1514542161-1239633303.1512953705.
  6. "Idaho-Oregon game Saturday". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 13. October 30, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=JuxVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=w8UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6559%2C6420486.
  7. "Idaho's craft; Oregon kicking". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 13. October 31, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=J-xVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=w8UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6543%2C6518579.
  8. "Oregon kickers beat Idaho, 27-21". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 11. November 1, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=KOxVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=w8UDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6753%2C6615404.
  9. "Whitman won game". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 5. November 7, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DalXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=__MDAAAAIBAJ&pg=5226%2C5095161.
  10. "Score is 4 to 4". Lewiston Morning Tribune ((Idaho)): p. 6. November 13, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=A31fAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xy8MAAAAIBAJ&pg=4710%2C5943526p.
  11. "Was great battle on Rogers Field". Spokane Daily Chronicle ((Washington)): p. 16. November 14, 1908. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=E6lXAAAAIBAJ&sjid=__MDAAAAIBAJ&pg=2290%2C5878896.

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