1912 Chicago Maroons football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1912 record6–1 (6–1 Western)
Head coachAmos Alonzo Stagg (21st season)
CaptainHalstead Marvin Carpenter
Home stadiumMarshall Field
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Template:1912 Western Conference football standings The 1912 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1912 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, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 86 to 44.[1][2]


October 5 IndianaW 13–0
October 19 Iowa
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 34–14
October 26 Purdue
W 7–0
November 2at WisconsinL 12–30
November 9 Northwestern
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 3–0
November 16at IllinoisW 10–0
November 23 Minnesota
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 7–0


Player Position Weight
Halstead Marvin Carpenter (captain) right halfback 176
John Bennett Canning right guard 160
Kenneth G. Coutchie halfback 165
Paul Des Jardien center 192
Horace Charles Fitzpatrick halfback 158
Clarence Preston Freeman center 195
Lauriston W. Gray left halfback 173
Harvey Louis Harris left guard 175
Earl D. Huntington right end 170
Walter Lee Kennedy left halfback 171
Joseph Brown Lawler quarterback 147
Nelson Norgren right halfback 174
Norman C. Paine quarterback 162
Stanley Robert Pierce Fullback 175
Arthur G. Scanlon right guard 182
Sanford Sellers, Jr. left tackle 175
Marion L. Skinner right end 158
William M. Smith quarterback 147
John Vruwink left end 168
Horace Whiteside left guard 190
Nicolai B. Johnson trainer


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