1928 Cornell Big Red football
1928 record3–3–2
Head coachGil Dobie (8th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Base defense6–3–2
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
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The 1928 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1928 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Gil Dobie, the Big Red compiled a 3–3–2 record and were outscored by their opponents by a combined total of 86 to 72.[1][2] Coach Dobie was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951.


October 6ClarksonW 20–0
October 13[[{{{school}}}|Niagara]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 34–0
October 20Hampden–Sydney
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 18–6
October 27at PrincetonL 0–3
November 3at ColumbiaT 0–0
November 10[[{{{school}}}|St. Bonaventure]]
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
T 0–0
November 17Dartmouth
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
L 0–28
November 29at PennL 0–49


  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1925–1929)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1928 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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