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1925 Brown Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1925 record5–4–1
Head coachEddie N. Robinson (24th season)
Home stadiumBrown Stadium
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Eastern college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Dartmouth         8 0 0
Colgate         7 0 2
Fordham         9 1 0
Pittsburgh         8 1 0
Syracuse         8 1 1
Lafayette         7 1 1
Princeton         5 1 1
Holy Cross         8 2 0
Penn         7 2 0
Army         7 2 0
Boston College         6 2 0
Cornell         6 2 0
Massachusetts         6 2 0
NYU         6 2 1
Villanova         6 2 1
Washington & Jefferson         6 2 1
Carnegie Tech         5 2 1
Yale         5 2 1
Bucknell         7 3 1
Columbia         6 3 1
Geneva         6 3 0
Harvard         4 3 1
Brown         5 4 1
Penn State         4 4 1
CCNY         2 5 0
Rutgers         2 7 0
Drexel         1 7 0
Duquesne         0 7 0

The 1925 Brown Bears football team was an American football team that represented Brown University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its 24th and final season under head coach Eddie N. Robinson, the team compiled a 5–4–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 215 to 80.[1] [2]

Brown played its home games in the newly-constructed Brown Stadium in Providence, Rhode Island. The stadium was built at a cost of $500,000.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26Rhode IslandW 33–0[4]
October 3[[{{{school}}}|Colby]]
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
W 33–0[5]
October 10Penn
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
L 0–9[6]
October 17Bates
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
W 48–0[7]
October 24Yale
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
L 7–2028,000[8]
October 31Dartmouth
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
L 0–14[9]
November 7Boston University
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
W 42–6[10]
November 14Harvard
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
L 0–3[11]
November 21New Hampshire
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
W 38–14[12]
November 28Colgate
  • Brown Stadium
  • Providence, RI
T 14–14[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Brown Bears Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/brown/1925-schedule.htmll.
  2. "Brown Bears Football Media Guide". brownbears.com. http://graphics.fansonly.com/photos/schools/brow/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/FootballMediaGuide.pdf. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  3. "Brown All Set For Big Year". The Boston Globe: p. 8. September 26, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30572580/brown_all_set_for_big_year/.
  4. "Rhode Island No Match for Powerful Brown". The Binghamton Press: p. 23. September 28, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30572722/rhode_island_no_match_for_powerful_brown/.
  5. "Brown Starts Late in 33-0 Win Over Colby". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 4S. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30572825/brown_starts_late_in_330_win_over_colby/.
  6. Gordon Mackay (October 11, 1925). "Penn Finds Tough Foe in Brown, But Succeeds in Taming Bear After Bitter Battle: Red and Blue Eleven Grinds Out Victory on Stormy Gridiron". The Philadelphia Inquirer: pp. 1S, 2S. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30545952/penn_finds_tough_foe_in_brown_but/.
  7. "Brown Has Easy Time With Bates 48-0". The Indianapolis Star: p. 41. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30572911/brown_has_easy_time_with_bates_480/.
  8. "Yale Becomes Powerful Machine Again And Tames Brown". The Hartford Courant: pp. 1B, 3B. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/image/369441856/?terms=yale%2Bbrown.
  9. "Brown Stubborn In Dartmouth Battle". The Hartford Courant: pp. 1B, 2B. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550154/brown_stubborn_in_dartmouth_battle/.
  10. "Method of Timing in Brown-Boston Game Is Success". The Orland Sentinel: p. 11. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30573006/method_of_timing_in_brownboston_game/.
  11. "Harvard Wins By Field Goal Over Brown". The Pittsburgh Press: p. Sporting 7. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30549212/harvard_wins_by_field_goal_over_brown/.
  12. "Brown Triumphs Over New Hampshire, 38-14". The Courier-Journal: p. VI-2. November 22, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30573081/brown_triumphs_over_new_hampshire_3814/.
  13. Melville E. Webb Jr. (November 27, 1925). "Brown-Colgate Game Ends 14-14". The Boston Daily Globe: pp. 1, 23. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30570800/browncolgate_game_ends_1414/.
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