1937 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1937 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
Consensus national champion
Eastern champion
Conference Independent
AP No. 1
1937 record 9–0–1
Head coach Jock Sutherland (14th year)
Offensive scheme Single wing
Home stadium Pitt Stadium
← 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.


Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 Ohio Wesleyan Pitt StadiumPittsburgh, PA W 59–0  
October 2 at West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV (Backyard Brawl) W 20-0  
October 9 Duquesne Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 6-0  
October 16 at Fordham Polo GroundsNew York, NY T 0-0  
October 23 #16 Wisconsin Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 21-0  
October 30 Carnegie Tech Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 25-14  
November 6 at #12 Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN W 21-6  
November 13 #11 Nebraska Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA W 13-7  
November 20 Penn State Pitt Stadium • Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 28-7  
November 27 at #18 Duke Duke StadiumDurham, NC W 10-0  

Team photo[edit]

The 1937 undefeated National Championship Pitt team. Members included in the picture are:
Horton, Yocos, Kapurka, Soroka, Shea, Fleming, Herlinger, Shord, Stapulis, Goodell, Cassiano, Dalle Tezze, Goldberg
Barr, Kish, Daddio, Urban, Curry, Peace, Schmidt, Raskowski, Morrow, Klein, C. Cambal, Richards, Patrick, Shaw, Grossman
Musulin, Walton, Michelosen, Adams, Lezouski, Stebbins, Asavitch, Merkovsky, Hensley, Souchak, Delich, Miller, Etze, Sutherland
Petro, Farkas, J. Cambal, Corace, Chickerneo, Naric, Holt, Spotovich, Hafer, Dannies, Fullerton, Berger, Jackman, Kristufek, Dickinson


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