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1912 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1912 record3–7
Head coachAlbert Sharpe (1st season)
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →

The 1912 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1912 college football season. In their first season under head coach Albert Sharpe, the Big Red compiled a 3–7 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 136 to 63.[1][2] No Cornell players received honors on Walter Camp's 1912 College Football All-America Team. However, three Cornell players received All-American honors from others: end John E. O'Hearn (second-team, The Philadelphia Inquirer); guard Jimmie Munns (second-team, The New York Sun); and end Harold R. Eyrick (third-team, The Philadelphia Press).

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 21 Washington & Jefferson
W 3–0
September 28 [[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 7–13
October 5 Oberlin
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 0–13
October 12 NYU
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 14–6
October 19 Penn State
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 6–29
October 26 Bucknell
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 14–0
November 2 Williams
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 10–24
November 9 Dartmouth
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 0–24
November 16at MichiganL 7–20
November 28at Penn L 2–7

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1910–1914)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1910-1914_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1912 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1912-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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