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1925 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1925 record4–4–1
Head coachHugo Bezdek (8th season)
Home stadiumNew Beaver 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 Penn State Nittany Lions football team was an American football team that represented Pennsylvania State College as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its eighth season under head coach Hugo Bezdek, the team compiled a 4–4–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 67 to 66.[1] The team played its home games at New Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26Lebanon ValleyW 14–0[2]
October 3Franklin & Marshall
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 13–0[3]
October 10vs. Georgia TechL 7–1610,000[4]
October 17[[{{{school}}}|Marietta]]
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 13–0[5]
October 24Michigan State
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 13–6[6]
October 31at SyracuseL 0–7[7]
November 7Notre Damedagger
  • New Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
T 0–020,000[8]
November 14at West VirginiaL 0–1418,000[9]
November 26at PittsburghL 7–2350,000[10]
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Penn State Nittany Lions Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/penn-state/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved April 14, 2019.
  2. "Lebanon Battles Nittany". The Pittsburgh Press: p. Sporting 4. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30615410/lebanon_battles_nittany/.
  3. "Penn State Rally Brings 13-0 Victory Over Franklin Marshall". The Pittsburgh Post: p. III-2. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30615511/penn_state_rally_brings_130_victory/.
  4. "Georgia Tech Rides Over Penn, 16 to 7". New York Daily News: p. 58. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30615666/georgia_tech_rides_over_penn_16_to_7/.
  5. "Penn State Eleven Trips Marietta, 13-0". Pittsburgh Gazette Times: p. III-6. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30615761/penn_state_eleven_trips_marietta_130/.
  6. "Nittany Lions Celebrate With Victory Over Michigan State". Pittsburgh Gazette Times: p. III-10. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30615852/nittany_lions_celebrate_with_victory/.
  7. "Syracuse Eleven Keeps Its Goal Line Free From Enemy". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: p. 47. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30551381/syracuse_eleven_keeps_its_goal_line/.
  8. Knute Rockne (November 8, 1925). "Penn State Holds Irish Scoreless". The Pittsburgh Press: p. 18. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30614601/penn_state_holds_irish_scoreless/.
  9. "Mountaineers Dedicate Stadium By Beating Lions, 14-0". The Pittsburgh Sunday Post: p. III-3. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30557150/mountaineers_dedicate_stadium_by/.
  10. Chester L. Smith (November 27, 1925). "Pitt Wins Over Penn State, 23 to 7". Pittsburgh Gazette-Times: p. 13. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30556331/pitt_wins_over_penn_state/.
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