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1926 Butler Bulldogs football
ConferenceIndependent
1926 record5–2–2
Head coachHarlan Page (6th season)
Seasons
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1925 Midwestern college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Dayton         7 2 0
Marquette         7 2 0
Notre Dame         7 2 1
Haskell         9 3 1
Western State (MI)         6 2 1
Loyola (IL)         6 2 0
Central Michigan         4 1 3
Butler         5 2 2
Fairmount         3 1 4
Wabash         5 3 1
Detroit City College         4 3 1
Detroit         5 4 0
Michigan State         3 5 0
Saint Louis         2 6 1

The 1925 Butler Bulldogs football team was an American football team that represented Butler University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its sixth and final season under head coach Harlan Page, the team compiled a 5–2–2 record and shut out five of nine opponents.[1] The team played its home games at Irwin Field in Indianapolis.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26[[{{{school}}}|Earlham]]
W 28–0[2]
October 3DePauw
  • Irwin Field
  • Indianapolis, IN
T 6–6[3]
October 10at IllinoisL 13–1640,000[4]
October 17[[{{{school}}}|Franklin (IN)]]dagger
  • Irwin Field
  • Indianapolis, IN
W 23–0[5]
October 24Wabash
  • Irwin Field
  • Indianapolis, IN
T 0–0[6]
October 31[[{{{school}}}|Rose Polytechnic]]Indianapolis, INW 38–0[7]
November 7at MinnesotaL 7–3320,000[8]
November 14Dayton
  • Irwin Field
  • Indianapolis, IN
W 10–7[9]
November 21at Centenary
W 9–05,000[10]
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Butler Football Records". Butler University. 2017. https://butlersports.com/documents/2016/5/31/Football_Records.pdf. Retrieved April 22, 2019.
  2. "Earlham Loses 28-0: Quakers Put Up Stiff Battle At All Times". The Richmond Item: p. 11. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30853437/earlham_loses_280_quakers_put_up/.
  3. "Butler and DePauw Battle To 6-6 Tie in Mud". The Indianapolis Star: p. III-1. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30863534/butler_and_depauw_battle_to_66_tie_in/.
  4. "Nebraska Upsets Illinois Eleven, 14-0: Grange Held Helpless By Cornhuskers". Chicago Tribune: p. II-1. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29807342/nebraska_upsets_illinois_eleven_140/.
  5. "Baptists Blanked By Blue, 23-0, In Home-Coming Fray". The Indianapolis Star: p. 41. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30853586/baptists_blanked_by_blue_230_in/.
  6. "No Scoring in Butler-Wabash Scrap, But Scouring Follows". The Indianapolis Star: p. 16. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30854087/no_scoring_in_butlerwabash_scrap_but/.
  7. "Bulldogs Use Reserves To Beat Rose Poly, 38-0". The Indianapolis Star: p. Sports 1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30854188/bulldogs_use_reserves_to_beat_rose/.
  8. "Gophers Show Strength Saturday in Defeating North Dakota". The La Crosse Tribune and Leader-Press: p. 16. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29808582/gophers_show_strength_saturday_in/.
  9. "Butler 10, Dayton 7: Last-Minute Field Goal Gives Butler Margin of Victory". The Indianapolis Star: p. III-1. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30851219/butler_10_dayton_7_lastminute_field/.
  10. "Home College Eleven Loses To 'Bulldogs'". The Shreveport Times: p. 1. November 22, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30852575/home_college_eleven_loses_to_bulldogs/.

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