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1925 Colgate football
Conference Independent
1925 record 7–0–2
Head coach Dick Harlow (4th year)
Home stadium Whitnall Field
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 1927 Colgate football team was an American football team that represented Colgate University as an independent during the 1927 college football season. In its fourth and final season under head coach Dick Harlow, the team compiled a 7–0–2 record and outscored opponents by a total of 219 to 34.[1]

Halfback Eddie Tryon was selected as an All American. He was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26[[{{{school}}}|Canisius]]
W 28–0[2]
October 3Clarkson
  • Whitnall Field
  • Hamilton, NY
W 60–0[3]
October 10[[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]
  • Whitnall Field
  • Hamilton, NY
W 49–0
October 17at LafayetteT 7–7[4]
October 24at PrincetonW 9–0[5]
November 1at Michigan StateW 14–0[6]
November 7Providence
  • Whitnall Field
  • Hamilton, NY
W 19–7[7]
November 14at SyracuseW 19–6[8]
November 26at Brown
T 14–14[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Colgate Raiders Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/colgate/1927-schedule.html. Retrieved April 13, 2019.
  2. "Canisius Beaten, Gives Colgate Fight: Tryon's Brilliance Leads Colgate To Victory Over Canisius Eleven 28 to 0". Buffalo Courier: p. 90. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/image/410563598/?terms=colgate%2Bcanisius.
  3. "Tryon Leads Colgate to Win Over Clarkson". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 41. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30570070/tryon_leads_colgate_to_win_over_clarkson/.
  4. "Lafayette and Colgate Battle To 7-7 Deadlock". The Hartford Courant: p. IV-1. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30570296/lafayette_and_colgate_battle_to_77/.
  5. "Eddie Tryon Rises To His Greatest Heights; Beats Princeton Singlehanded". Buffalo Courier: p. 98. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30547264/eddie_tryon_rises_to_his_greatest/.
  6. George S. Alderton (November 2, 1925). "Michigan State Gives Colgate Great Fight But Lose to Crack Eastern Team, 14-0". The Lansing State Journal: p. 17. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30570541/michigan_state_gives_colgate_great/.
  7. "Colgate, 19; Providence, 7". Chicago Tribune: p. II-6. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30570395/colgate_19_providence_7/.
  8. "Tryon Runs Rough-Shod Over Orange For Colgate's Win". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 45. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30551306/tryon_runs_roughshod_over_orange_for/.
  9. 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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