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1925 Columbia Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1925 record6–3–1
Head coachCharles Crowley (1st season)
Home stadiumBaker Field, Polo Grounds
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 Columbia Lions football team was an American football team that represented Columbia University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its first season under head coach Charles Crowley, the team compiled a 6–3–1 record and outscored opponents 288 to 55, with five shutouts.[1] The team played its home games at Baker Field (seven games) and the Polo Grounds (two games), both located in Upper Manhattan.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26[[{{{school}}}|Haverford]]W 59–0[2]
October 3Johns Hopkins
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 47–09,000[3]
October 10Wesleyan
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 64–03,000[4]
October 17at Ohio StateL 0–9[5]
October 24Williams
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 26–07,000[6]
October 31Cornell
L 14–17[7]
November 7NYU
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
T 6–613,000[8]
November 14Army
W 21–750,000[9]
November 21[[{{{school}}}|Alfred]]
  • Baker Field
  • New York, NY
W 46–07,000[10]
November 26Syracuse
L 5–1630,000[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Columbia Lions Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/columbia/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  2. "Columbia Swamps Haverford, 59 to 0". New York Daily News: p. 54. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30575649/columbia_swamps_haverford_59_to_0/.
  3. "Doctors To The Lions! Sad, Sad Fate". New York Daily News: p. 58. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30575759/doctors_to_the_lions_sad_sad_fate/.
  4. Jack Farrell (October 11, 1925). "Columbia Sails On Wind To Crush Wesleyan 64-0". New York Daily News: p. 58. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30575902/columbia_sails_on_wind_to_crush/.
  5. "Rah, Ohio! Buckeye Is Victor Over Vaunted Columbia Grid Warriors, 9 To 0". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 1. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29814806/rah_ohio_buckeye_is_victor_over/.
  6. "Columbia Victorious, 26 to 0, Over Williams". New York Daily News: p. 60. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30576008/columbia_victorious_26_to_0_over/.
  7. "Cornell Overcomes Odds To Beat Columbia Team". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 47. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550685/cornell_overcomes_odds_to_beat_columbia/.
  8. Jack Farrell (November 8, 1925). "New York U. Holds Columbia To a 6-6 Tie". New York Daily News: p. 61. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30576137/new_york_u_holds_columbia_to_a_66_tie/.
  9. Marshall Hunt (November 15, 1925). "Army Routed By Columbia, 21 to 7". New York Daily News: p. 61. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30565680/army_routed_by_columbia_21_to_7/.
  10. "Columbia Trims Alfred, 46 to 0; Kaplan Flashes". New York Daily News: p. 58. November 22, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30576257/columbia_trims_alfred_46_to_0_kaplan/.
  11. "Syracuse Crushes Columbia, 16-5: Carr Orange's Star; Lion Eleven Falters". New York Daily News: p. 42. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30551350/syracuse_crushes_columbia_165_carr/.
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