1937 Cornell Big Red football
1937 record5–2–1
Head coachCarl Snavely (2nd season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumSchoellkopf Field
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The 1937 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1937 college football season. In their second season under head coach Carl Snavely, the Big Red compiled a 5–2–1 record and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 146 to 82.[1][2]


September 25Penn StateW 26–19
October 2Colgate
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
W 40–7
October 9at PrincetonW 20–7
October 16Syracuse
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 6–14
October 23at No. 5 YaleNo. 19L 0–9
October 30Columbia
  • Schoellkopf Field
  • Ithaca, NY (rivalry)
W 14–0
November 13at No. 5 DartmouthT 6–6
November 25at PennW 34–20
  • 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. "1937 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1937-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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