1936 Cornell Big Red football
1936 record3–5
Head coachCarl Snavely (1st season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
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The 1936 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1936 college football season. In their first season under head coach Carl Snavely, the Big Red compiled a 3–5 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 145 to 132.[1][2]


September 26[[{{{school}}}|Alfred]]W 74–0
October 3at YaleL 0–23
October 17Syracuse
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 20–7
October 24Penn State
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 13–7
October 31at ColumbiaL 13–20
November 7at PrincetonL 13–41
November 14No. 12 Dartmouth
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
L 6–20
November 26at PennL 6–14
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1935–1939)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1935-1939_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1936 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1936-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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