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1925 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1925 record6–2
Head coachGil Dobie (6th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Base defense6–3–2
Home stadiumSchoellkopf 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 1925 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1925 college football season. In its sixth season under head coach Gil Dobie, the team compiled a 6–2 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 258 to 83.[1][2] The team played its home games at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca, New York.

Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26 [[{{{school}}}|Susquehanna]]W 80–0[3]
October 3 [[{{{school}}}|Niagara]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 26–0[4]
October 10 Williams
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 48–0[5]
October 17 Rutgers
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 41–0[6]
October 31at ColumbiaW 17–14[7]
November 7at DartmouthL 13–6215,000[8]
November 14 [[{{{school}}}|Canisius]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 33–0[9]
November 26at Penn L 0–771,000[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1925–1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1925-1929_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1925 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  3. "Dobie Uses Pair of Teams To Pile Up Score of 80 to 0". Buffalo Courier: p. 90. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550492/dobie_uses_pair_of_teams_to_pile_up/.
  4. "Cornell Runs Over Niagara Team, 26 to 0". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 43. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550536/cornell_runs_over_niagara_team_26_to_0/.
  5. "Big Red Team Shows Flash of Old Form". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 43. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550578/big_red_team_shows_flash_of_old_form/.
  6. "Cornell Defeats Rutgers To Avenge 1924 Defeat". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 45. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550621/cornell_defeats_rutgers_to_avenge_1924/.
  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. "Oberlander Star as Dartmouth Swamps Cornell". The Atlanta Constitution: p. 2B. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550253/oberlander_star_as_dartmouth_swamps/.
  9. "Cornell Sets Canisius Back By 33-0 Count". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 44. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30550732/cornell_sets_canisius_back_by_330_count/.
  10. "Penn Rings Down Curtain on Football With Triumph Over Cornell Before 71,000". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 24. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30546441/penn_rings_down_curtain_on_football/.
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