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1921 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1921 record8–0–2
Head coachHugo Bezdek (4th season)
CaptainGeorge Snell
Home stadiumNew Beaver Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
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The 1921 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State College in the 1921 college football season.[1] Known as the "Mystery Team", they were coached by Hugo Bezdek and played their home games in New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

The Lions were again undefeated, but tied Harvard and rival Pittsburgh on the road.[2] The season concluded in December with a long trip to Seattle and a 21–7 win over struggling Washington.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24Lebanon ValleyW 53–0
October 1Gettysburg
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 24–0
October 8[[{{{school}}}|NC State]]
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 35–0
October 15Lehighdagger
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 28–7
October 22at HarvardT 21–21
October 29vs. Georgia TechW 28–7
November 5[[{{{school}}}|Carnegie Tech]]
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 28–7
November 12vs. NavyW 13–7
November 24at PittsburghT 0–0
December 3at WashingtonW 21–7
  • daggerHomecoming

PlayersEdit

LineEdit

Number Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
9Ray Baerguard Toledo, Ohio 200
7 Joe Bedenkguard Williamsport 185
8Newsh Bentzcenter 190
10Hillstackle 180
5Huffordend 170
6 McMahontackle 215
11Stan McCollumend 178

BackfieldEdit

Number Player Position Games
started
Hometown Prep school Height Weight Age
2Glenn Killingerquarterback Harrisburg Tech HS 5' 9" 16023
25Knabbfullback 175
4Joe Lightnerhalfback Marysville 178
15Wilsonhalfback 165

Source:[4]

ReferencesEdit

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