American Football Database
American Football Database
1911 Chicago Maroons football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1911 record6–1 (5–1 Western)
Head coachAmos Alonzo Stagg (20th season)
CaptainCharlie Rademacher
Home stadiumMarshall Field
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Template:1911 Western Conference football standings The 1911 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1911 college football season. In their 20th season under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Maroons compiled a 6–1 record, finished in second place in the Western Conference with a 5–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 78 to 42.[1][2]

The team included the future University of Chicago head basketball coach Nelson Norgren as well as Clark G. Sauer and Horace Frank Scruby, consensus all-conference players.


October 7 IndianaW 23–6
October 14 Purdue
W 11–3
October 21 Illinois
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 24–0
November 4at MinnesotaL 0–30
November 11at NorthwesternW 9–3
November 18 Cornell *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 6–0
November 25 Wisconsin
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 5–0
  • *Non-conference game


Player Position Weight
Charlie Rademacher (captain) right halfback 176
John Bennett Canning right guard 160
Halstead Marvin Carpenter right tackle 187
Ira Nelson Davenport left halfback 165
Clarence Preston Freeman center 186
Walter Wood Goddard left guard 177
Harold Ernest Goettler right end 183
Harvey Louis Harris left guard 171
Walter Scott Kassulker left end 178
Walter Lee Kennedy right halfback 175
Joseph Brown Lawler quarterback 143
Nelson Norgren right halfback 169
Norman C. Paine quarterback 158
Stanley Robert Pierce Fullback 171
Clark G. Sauer left halfback 165
Horace Frank Scruby right guard 187
Sanford Sellers, Jr. right tackle 167
Robert Vier Fonger fullback 151
Lawrence Harley Whiting center 175
Leon Burdette Walker reserve right end 155
Horace Charles Fitzpatrick reserve fullback 156
Nicolai B. Johnson trainer