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1908 Penn Quakers football
National champion (Helms, Houlgate, Davis)
Co-national champion (NCF)
ConferenceIndependent
1908 record11–0–1
Head coachSol Metzger (1st season)
CaptainBill Hollenback
Home stadiumFranklin Field
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →

The 1908 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1908 college football season. The team finished with an 11–0–1 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and Parke H. Davis, and as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation.[1] They outscored their opponents 215 to 28.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26West VirginiaW 6–0
September 30[[{{{school}}}|Ursinus]]
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 30–0
October 3Bucknell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 16–0
October 7Villanova
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 11–0
October 10Penn State
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 6–0
October 14Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 23–4
October 17Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (Rivalry)
W 12–0
October 24Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
T 6–6
October 31at Carnegie TechPittsburgh, PAW 25–10
November 7[[{{{school}}}|Lafayette]]
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 34–4
November 14at Michigan
W 29–0
November 26Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (Rivalry)
W 17–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2015/FBS.pdf. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. 1908 University of Pennsylvania football scores and results Script error. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 8, 2013.

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