1920 Washington Sun Dodgers football team

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1920 Washington Sun Dodgers football
Washington Huskies logo.svg
Conference Pacific Coast Conference
1920 record 1–5 (0–3 PCC)
Head coach Stub Allison (1st year)
Captain Ted Faulk
Home stadium Denny Field, Husky Stadium
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 PCC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
California $ 3 0 0     9 0 0
Stanford 2 1 0     4 3 0
Oregon 1 1 1     3 2 1
Washington State 1 1 0     5 1 0
Oregon Agricultural 1 2 1     2 2 2
Washington 0 3 0     1 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1920 Washington Sun Dodgers football team represented the University of Washington during the 1920 college football season. Home games were played on campus in Seattle at Denny Field and the new Husky Stadium.

In its first season under coach Stub Allison, the team compiled a 1–5 record, finished in last place in the Pacific Coast Conference, and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 83 to 54.[1] Ted Faulk was the team captain.

The final game at Denny Field was a 3–0 loss to Stanford on Saturday, November 6.[2] The venue later known as Husky Stadium was opened for the season's concluding game, a 28–7 homecoming loss to Dartmouth on November 27.[3][4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
October 9 Whitman* Denny FieldSeattle, WA W 33–14   4,916
October 16 Montana* Denny Field • Seattle, WA L 14–18   2,400
October 23 Oregon Agricultural Denny Field • Seattle, WA [5][6] L   0–3   7,000
November 6 Stanford Denny Field • Seattle, WA [2] L   0–3   9,000
November 13 at Oregon Hayward FieldEugene, OR [7][8] L   0–17   5,000
November 27 Dartmouth*dagger Husky Stadium • Seattle, WA [3][4] L   7–28   24,500
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Washington Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Stanford wins over Washington when Templeton's toe scores goal". Spokesman-Review. (Spokane, Washington). November 7, 1920. p. 3, part 4. 
  3. ^ a b "Dartmouth game at the U speeds homecoming week". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). October 16, 1920. p. 11. 
  4. ^ a b Varnell, George M. (November 29, 1920). "Dartmouth plays wonderful game". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). p. 19. 
  5. ^ "Aggies look best in Seattle game". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). October 23, 1920. p. 10. 
  6. ^ Varnell, George (October 25, 1920). "Washington and Aggies are evenly matched on gridiron". Spokane Daily Chronicle. (Washington). p. 21. 
  7. ^ "Football: Oregon-Washington---Nov. 13". Eugene Daily Guard. (Oregon). (advertisement). November 6, 1920. p. 4. 
  8. ^ "Oregon defeats Washington 17 to 0". Eugene Daily Guard. (Oregon). November 13, 1920. p. 1.