1925 Dayton Flyers football
ConferenceIndependent
1925 record7–2
Head coachHarry Baujan (3rd season)
Home stadiumUniversity of Dayton Stadium
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
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 Dayton Flyers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Dayton as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its third season under head coach Harry Baujan, the team compiled a 7–2 record and shut out five of nine opponents.[1] Louis Mahrt was the team captain.[2] At the end of the season, the Dayton Daily News called the team "the best in the history of the school."[3] The team played its home games at the newly-built University of Dayton Stadium in Dayton, Ohio.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 3[[{{{school}}}|Wilmington (OH)]]
W 45–06,000[4]
October 10at ToledoToledo, OHW 29–6[5]
October 17[[{{{school}}}|John Carroll]]
  • University of Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 17–07,500[6]
October 25[[{{{school}}}|Loyola (IL)]]
L 2–610,000[7]
October 31at CincinnatiW 23–0[8]
November 7Haskell
  • University of Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 6–24,000[9]
November 14at Butler
L 7–10[10]
November 21Otterbein
  • University of Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 48–0
November 28Bucknell
  • University of Dayton Stadium
  • Dayton, OH
W 19–0[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "2014 Dayton Flyers Media Guide". University of Dayton. 2014. p. 71. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/udayton.sidearmsports.com/documents/2014/10/7/2014_UD_Media_Guide_For_Web.pdf.
  2. 2014 Dayton Flyers Media Guide, p. 69.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "1925 Team Is Best In History Of U.D.". Dayton Daily News: p. Sports 1. November 29, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30846964/1925_team_is_best_in_history_of_ud/.
  4. "Flyers Romp Away From Wilmington In Opener: New Stadium Opened With One-Sided Victory Over Quaker Outfit, 45 to 0". Dayton Daily News: pp. Sport 1, 6. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/image/397152537/?terms=wilmington.
  5. "U.D. "Shocktroops" Have Little Trouble Beating Toledo, 29 to 6". Dayton Daily News: p. Sport 2. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30849078/ud_shocktroops_have_little_trouble/.
  6. "Play of Eisele at End Features U.D. Win Over John Carroll Saturday". Dayton Daily News: p. Sport 1. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30849281/play_of_eisele_at_end_features_ud_win/.
  7. "U. of D. Loses To Loyola Eleven, 6 to 2". Dayton Daily News: p. Sport 1. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30851009/u_of_d_loses_to_loyola_eleven_6_to_2/.
  8. "Varsity Loses To Dayton". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 25. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30613077/varsity_loses_to_dayton/.
  9. "U.D. Downs Indians, 6 to 2". Dayton Daily News: pp. Main 1, Sports 2. November 8, 1925.
  10. "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/.
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