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1920 Princeton Tigers football
Co-national champion (Boand, Davis)
Conference Independent
1920 record 6–0–1
Head coach Bill Roper (7th year)
Offensive scheme Short punt
Captain Henry Callahan
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
Current uniform
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Seasons
« 1919 1921 »

The 1920 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1920 college football season. They finished with a 6–0–1 record and were retroactively selected as a co-national champion by the Boand System and Parke H. Davis.[1] They outscored their opponents 144 to 23.[2] Bill Roper served in his seventh season as head coach. Keene Fitzpatrick, Frank Glick, and Jack Winn were assistant coaches.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2SwarthmoreW 17–6
October 9Maryland
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 35–0
October 16Washington and Lee
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 34–0
October 23Navy
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 14–0
October 30West Virginia
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 10–37,000[4]
November 6at HarvardT 14–14
November 13Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 20–0

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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 8, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "1920 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/princeton/1920-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. Donal Grant Herring (November 24, 1920). "The Princeton Season Reviewed". Princeton Alumni Weekly: pp. 173-176. https://books.google.com/books?id=mBFbAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA173.
  4. "Princeton Rather Fortunate In Defeating West Virginia Mountaineers". The Pittsburg Press: p. Sporting 6. October 31, 1920. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30065025/princeton_rather_fortunate_in_defeating/.

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