1922 Cornell Big Red football
National champion (Helms)
Co-national champion (Davis)
1922 record8–0
Head coachGil Dobie (3rd season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Base defense6–3–2
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
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The 1922 Cornell Big Red football team represented Cornell University in the 1922 college football season. The team finished with an 8–0 record and was retroactively named as the 1922 national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1] They outscored their opponents 339 to 27.[2] The team had one of the sport's greatest backfields in quarterback George Pfann, halfbacks Eddie Kaw and Floyd Ramsey, and fullback Charles E. Cassidy.[3]


September 30[[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]W 55–6
October 7[[{{{school}}}|Niagara]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 66–0
October 14New Hampshire
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 68–7
October 21[[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
W 14–0
November 4Columbia
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
W 56–0
November 11vs. DartmouthW 23–0
November 18[[{{{school}}}|Albright]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 48–14
November 30at PennW 9–0


  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  2. 1921 Cornell University football scores and results Script error. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 3, 2013.

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