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1925 Lafayette Leopards football
ConferenceIndependent
1925 record7–1–1
Head coachHerb McCracken (2nd season)
Home stadiumMarch 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 Lafayette Leopards football team was an American football team that represented Lafayette College as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its second season under head coach Herb McCracken, the team compiled a 7–1–1 record. The team's victory over St. Bonaventure on October 31, 1925, marked the start of a 16-game winning streak that continued until October 15, 1927.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26[[{{{school}}}|Muhlenberg]]
W 20–14[2]
October 3at PittsburghW 20–930,000[3]
October 10[[{{{school}}}|Washington College]]
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 40–0[4]
October 17vs. ColgateT 7–7[5]
October 24vs. Washington & JeffersonL 6–710,000[6]
October 31[[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 20–6[7]
November 7Rutgers
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 34–0[8]
November 14[[{{{school}}}|Susquehanna]]
  • March Field
  • Easton, PA
W 47–05,000[9]
November 21at LehighW 14–0[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Lafayette (PA) Yearly Results (1925-1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. https://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/l/lafayette/1925-1929_yearly_results.php. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  2. "Muhlenberg Loses Bitter Struggle To Lafayette Crew: Cardinal and Grey Fights Valiant Battle Before Bowing in Defeat". Allentown Morning Call: p. 9. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30979851/muhlenberg_loses_bitter_struggle_to/.
  3. "Pitt Is Crushed By Lafayette, 20 to 9". Pittsburgh Gazette Times: p. III-2. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30556034/pitt_is_crushed_by_lafayette_20_to_9/.
  4. "Washington Beaten By Lafayette". The Pittsburgh Press: p. Sporting 7. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30979980/washington_beaten_by_lafayette/.
  5. "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/.
  6. Jack Farrell (October 25, 1925). "W. and J. Defeats Lafayette by 7 to 6". New York Daily News: p. 59. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30562191/w_and_j_defeats_lafayette_by_7_to_6/.}
  7. "Maroon Has Easy Win Over. St. Bonaventure". Allentown Morning Call: p. 6. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30980098/maroon_has_easy_win_over_st/.
  8. "Rutgers No Match for Lafayette Grid Team". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 6S. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30617089/rutgers_no_match_for_lafayette_grid/.
  9. "Maroon Squelches Susquehanna Team". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 2S. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30980248/maroon_squelches_susquehanna_team/.
  10. "Lehigh, Though Defeated, Surprises Lafayette's Big Maroon Team". Allentown Morning Call: pp. 19, 20. November 22, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30962161/villanova_triumphs_over_lehigh_eleven/.
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