1915 Cornell Big Red football team

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1915 Cornell Big Red football
National champion (Helms, Houlgate, NCF)
Co-national champion (Parke H. Davis)
Conference Independent
1915 record 9–0
Head coach Albert Sharpe (4th season)
Home stadium Schoellkopf Field
Seasons
← 1914
1916 →
1915 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Cornell         9 0 0
Pittsburgh         8 0 0
Washington         7 0 0
Washington State         7 0 0
Georgia Tech         7 0 1
Notre Dame         7 1 0
Villanova         6 1 0
Dartmouth         7 1 1
Penn State         7 2 0
Oregon         7 2 0
Princeton         6 2 0
Maryland         6 3 0
California         8 5 0
Oregon Agricultural         5 3 0
Army         5 3 1
Montana         2 2 2
USC         3 4 0
Navy         3 5 1
Idaho         1 4 1

The 1915 Cornell Big Red football team represented Cornell University in the 1915 college football season. The team won all nine games and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and National Championship Foundation, and as a co-national champion (with Pittsburgh) by Parke H. Davis.[1] Cornell outscored their opponents 287 to 50.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 25 Gettysburg* Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 13–0   -
October 2 Oberlin Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 34–7    
October 9 Williams Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 46–6    
October 16 Bucknell Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 41–0    
October 23 at Harvard Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 10–0    
October 30 VPI Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 45–0    
November 6 at Michigan Ferry FieldAnn Arbor, MI W 34–7   22,000
November 13 Washington and Lee Schoellkopf Field • Ithaca, NY W 40–21    
November 25 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 24-9   25,000

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1915 Cornell University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 3, 2013.