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1925 Villanova Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1925 record6–2–1
Head coachHarry Stuhldreher (1st season)
CaptainJames Callaghan
Home stadiumShibe Park
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 Villanova Wildcats football team was an American football team that represented Villanova University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. The team compiled a 6–2–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 107 to 40.[1] In March 1925, the school hired Harry Stuhldreher as its new head coach. Stuhldreher was the quarterback at Notre Dame from 1922 to 1924, a three-time All-American and member of the legendary "Four Horsemen" backfield.[2] James Callaghan was the team captain.[3] The team played its three home games at Shibe Park in Philadelphia.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26at Loyola (MD)W 33–0[4]
October 3at Rutgers
W 20–0[5]
October 10DickinsonL 2–13[6]
October 17at Catholic UniversityL 0–9[7]
October 24Lebanon Valley
  • Shibe Park
  • Philadelphia, PA
T 6–6[8]
October 31at [[{{{school}}}|St. John's]]W 7–0[9]
November 7Saint Joseph's
  • Shibe Park
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 10–3
November 14at LehighW 6–0[10]
November 26at [[{{{school}}}|Muhlenberg]]
W 23–915,000[11][12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2005 Villanova Football Media Guide". Villanova University. p. 132. https://villanova.com/documents/2018/6/20//MediaGuidePart15.pdf?id=5224. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  2. "Stuhldreher Signs To Coach Villanova Eleven". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 18. March 10, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30967383/stuhldreher_signs_to_coach_villanova/.
  3. 2005 Media Guide, p. 130.
  4. "Villanova Eleven Beats Loyola In First Battle of Stadium Grid Season". The Baltimore Sun: p. 15. September 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30966644/villanova_eleven_beats_loyola_in_first/.
  5. "Villanova Lowers Rutgers To Defeat". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 1S. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29818782/villanova_lowers_rutgers_to_defeat/.
  6. "Dickinson Sweeps Villanova To Surprising Defeat: Villanova Is Easy for Dickinson Team". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 1S. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30966779/dickinson_sweeps_villanova_to/.
  7. "Catholic U. Wins Over Villa Nova on Muddy Field". Allentown Morning Call: p. 10. October 18, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30966847/catholic_u_wins_over_villa_nova_on/.
  8. "Lebanon Valley Full of Fight". Harrisburg Telegraph: p. 15. October 26, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30966920/lebanon_valley_full_of_fight/.
  9. "McCrady's Fumble Paves Way to Villanova Victory Over St. John's Team, 7-0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 1C. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30966997/mccradys_fumble_paves_way_to_villanova/.
  10. "Villanova Triumphs Over Lehigh Eleven After Hard Battle: Lafayette Victorious But Fails To Roll Up Big Score Betters Predict". The Philadelphia Inquirer: pp. 1S, 6S. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30962050/villanova_triumphs_over_lehigh_eleven/.
  11. "Villanova Trims Muhlenberg, 23-9". The Reading Times: p. 23. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30967213/villanova_trims_muhlenberg_239/.
  12. "Muhlenberg Bows To Villanova Warriors". The Philadelphia Inquirer: p. 26. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30967150/muhlenberg_bows_to_villanova_warriors/.

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