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1926 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1926 record6–1–1
Head coachGil Dobie (7th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Base defense6–3–2
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
Seasons
← 1925
1927 →
1926 Eastern college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Lafayette         9 0 0
Brown         9 0 1
Boston College         6 0 2
NYU         8 1 0
Army         7 1 1
Penn         7 1 1
Cornell         6 1 1
Princeton         5 1 1
Geneva         8 2 0
Carnegie Tech         7 2 0
Villanova         6 2 1
Syracuse         7 2 1
Pittsburgh         5 2 2
Columbia         6 3 0
Penn State         5 4 0
Yale         4 4 0
Harvard         3 5 0
Rutgers         3 6 0
Drexel         2 5 0
Duquesne         2 5 1
Massachusetts         1 6 0

The 1926 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1926 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 6–1–1 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 191 to 64.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25GenevaW 6–0
October 2[[{{{school}}}|Niagara]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 28–0
October 9Williams
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 49–0
October 16Michigan State
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 24–14
October 30at ColumbiaL 9–17
November 6[[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 41–0
November 13Dartmouth
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
W 24–23
November 25at PennT 10–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1925–1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1925-1929_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1926 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1926-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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