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1920 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1920 record6–2
Head coachGil Dobie (1st season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Base defense6–3–2
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →

The 1920 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1920 college football season. In their first season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 6–2 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 231 to 68.[1][2] No Cornell players received honors on the 1920 College Football All-America Team. Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2 RochesterW 13–6
October 9 [[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 55–7
October 16 Union (NY)
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 60–0
October 23 [[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 42–6
October 30 Rutgers
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 24–0
November 6vs. Dartmouth New York, NYL 3–14
November 13 Columbia
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 34–7
November 25at Penn L 0–28

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1920–1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1915-1919_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1920 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1920-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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