1901 college football season

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The 1901 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Michigan, Yale, and Harvard as having been selected national champions.[2] Harvard beat Yale 22–0 the last game of the year.

Conference and program changes[edit]

School 1900 Conference 1901 Conference
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets SIAA Independent
Stetson Hatters Program established Independent

Rose Bowl[edit]

The very first collegiate football bowl game was played following the 1901 season. Originally titled the "Tournament East-West football game" what is now known as the Rose Bowl Game was first played on January 1, 1902 in Pasadena, California. Michigan would defeat Stanford 49-0.

Conference standings[edit]

The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings:

1901 Big 9 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan + 4 0 0     11 0 0
Wisconsin + 2 0 0     9 0 0
Minnesota 3 1 0     9 1 1
Illinois 4 2 0     8 2 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     8 2 1
Indiana 1 2 0     6 3 0
Purdue 0 3 1     4 4 1
Chicago 0 4 1     8 6 2
Iowa 0 3 0     6 3 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
1901 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Vanderbilt $ 5 0 1     6 0 1
Clemson 2 0 1     3 1 1
Nashville 3 1 1     4 1 1
LSU 2 1 0     5 1 0
Sewanee 2 1 1     4 2 2
North Carolina 2 1 0     7 2 0
Tulane 2 1 0     4 2 0
Alabama 2 1 2     2 1 2
Auburn 2 2 1     2 3 1
Tennessee 1 1 2     3 3 2
Texas 0 0 1     8 2 1
Mississippi A&M 1 2 0     2 2 1
Cumberland 0 1 0     0 1 0
Kentucky State 0 2 0     2 6 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     2 4 0
Georgia 0 4 2     1 5 2
  • $ – Conference champion

Awards and honors[edit]

All-Americans[edit]

The consensus All-America team included:

Position Name Height Weight (lbs.) Class Hometown Team
QB Charles Dudley Daly 5'7" 152 Jr. Boston, Massachusetts Army
HB Robert Kernan Jr. Brooklyn, New York Harvard
HB Harold Weekes 5'10" 178 Jr. Oyster Bay, New York Columbia
HB Bill Morley 5'10" 166 Sr. Cimarron, New Mexico Columbia
FB Blondy Graydon Jr. Cincinnati, Ohio Harvard
E Dave Campbell 6'0" 171 Sr. Waltham, Massachusetts Harvard
E Ralph Tipton Davis 5'7" 168 So. Blossburg, Pennsylvania Princeton
T Oliver Cutts Sr. North Anson, Maine Harvard
T Paul Bunker 5'11" 186 Jr. Alpena, Michigan Army
G Bill Warner 6'4" 210 Jr. Springville, New York Cornell
G William George Lee Sr. Leavenworth, Kansas Harvard
C Henry Holt Jr. Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx, New York Yale
C Walter E. Bachman Sr. Phillipsburg, New Jersey Lafayette
G Charles A. Barnard Sr. Washington, D. C. Harvard
G Sanford Hunt So. Irvington, New Jersey Cornell
T Crawford Blagden Sr. New York, New York Harvard
E Edward Bowditch So. Albany, New York Harvard
E Neil Snow 5'8" 190 Sr. Detroit, Michigan Michigan

Statistical leaders[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jhowell.net/cf/cf1901.htm
  2. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.