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1937 Pittsburgh Panthers football
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National Champions
Eastern Champions
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #1
1937 record 9-0-1
Head coach Jock Sutherland
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
Seasons
« 1936 1938 »

The 1937 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1937 college football season. The Panthers were crowned National Champions by the AP Poll. Pitt was also awarded the Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy as the champion of the East. Pitt declined an invitation to the Rose Bowl at the end of the season.

Schedule Edit

  • In the Backyard Brawl, Pittsburgh defeated West Virginia by a score of 20-0.
Game Date Opponent Result Panthers points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 24 Ohio Wesleyan Win 59 0 1-0-0
2 Oct. 2 @ West Virginia Win 20 0 2-0-0
3 Oct. 9 Duquesne Win 6 0 3-0-0
4 Oct. 16 @ Fordham Tie 0 0 3-0-1
5 Oct. 23 Wisconsin Win 21 0 4-0-1
6 Oct. 30 Carnegie Tech Win 25 14 5-0-1
7 Nov. 6 @ Notre Dame Win 21 6 6-0-1
8 Nov. 13 #11 Nebraska Win 13 7 7-0-1
9 Nov. 20 Penn State Win 28 7 8-0-1
10 Nov. 27 @ Duke Win 10 0 9-0-1
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Team players drafted into in the NFL Edit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Frank Patrick Back320 Chicago Cardinals
Tony Matisi Tackle4 29 Pittsburgh Steelers
Frank Souchak End6 48 New York Giants
John Michelosen Back12 102 Philadelphia Eagles
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