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1927 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1927 record3–3–2
Head coachGil Dobie (8th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Base defense6–3–2
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
Seasons
← 1926
1928 →
1927 Eastern college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Geneva         8 0 1
Army         9 1 0
Pittsburgh         8 1 1
Yale         7 1 0
Princeton         6 1 0
Villanova         6 1 0
Penn State         6 2 1
Carnegie Tech         5 2 1
Columbia         5 2 2
Colgate         4 2 3
Syracuse         5 3 2
Boston College         4 4 0
Harvard         4 4 0
Rutgers         4 4 0
Duquesne         4 4 1
Cornell         3 3 2
Drexel         3 5 1
Brown         3 6 1
Delaware         2 5 1
Massachusetts         0 7 1

The 1927 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1927 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 3–3–2 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 136 to 121.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25ClarksonW 41–0
October 1[[{{{school}}}|Niagara]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 19–6
October 9Richmond
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 53–0
October 22at Princeton
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 10–21
October 29Columbia
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
T 0–0
November 5[[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
T 6–6
November 12at DartmouthL 7–53
November 24at PennL 0–35

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. "1927 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1927-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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