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1925 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1925 record 5–1–1
Head coach Bill Roper (12th year)
Captain Ed McMillan
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
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 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its 12th season under head coach Bill Roper, the team compiled a 5–1–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 125 to 44. The team's sole loss was to Colgate by a 9–0 score.[1]

Princeton center Ed McMillan was a consensus first-team honoree on the 1925 College Football All-America Team, and fullback Jacob Slagle was picked as a first-team honoree by the United Press.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 3 AmherstW 20–0[3]
October 10Washington & Lee
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 15–68,000[4]
October 17at Navy
T 10–10[5]
October 24Colgate
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–9[6]
October 31 Swarthmore
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 19–7[7]
November 7Harvard
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 36–055,000[8]
November 14at Yale W 25–1278,000[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/princeton/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. Farrell, Henry L. (November 25, 1925). "United Press Chooses All-American Team: Undertakes to Name Eleven Best Players of Season". Tyrone Daily Herald (Pa.).
  3. "Jake Slagle Star in Princeton Win". The Baltimore Sun: p. II-1. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30546821/jake_slagle_star_in_princeton_win/.
  4. "Slagle Stars As Tigers Win". The Baltimore Sun: p. II-1. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30546972/slagle_stars_as_tigers_win/.
  5. W. Wilson Wingate (October 18, 1925). "Tiger and Goat in Grid Epic". The Baltimore Sun: pp. II-1, II-2. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30547077/tiger_and_goat_in_grid_epic/.
  6. "Eddie Tryon Rises To His Greatest Heights; Beats Princeton Singlehanded". Buffalo Courier: p. 98. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30547264/eddie_tryon_rises_to_his_greatest/.
  7. "Princeton Beats Swarthmore, 19-7". New York Daily News: p. 62. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30547331/princeton_beats_swarthmore_197/.
  8. James Isaminger (November 8, 1925). "Princeton Tigers Feast On Johnny Harvard: Crimson Suffers Its Worst Defeat From Hands of Bengals". The Philadelphia Inquirer: pp. 1S, 2S. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30547468/princeton_tigers_feast_on_johnny/.
  9. "Yale Overwhelmed by 'Miracle Eleven' of Tigers, 25 to 12". The Hartford Courant: p. 1. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30547586/yale_overwhelmed_by_miracle_eleven_of/.
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