1925 Kentucky Wildcats football team

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1925 Kentucky Wildcats football
Conference Southern Conference
1925 record 6–3 (4–2 SoCon)
Head coach Fred J. Murphy (2nd season)
Home stadium Stoll Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama + 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane + 5 0 0     9 0 1
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Washington and Lee 5 1 0     5 5 0
Virginia 4 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 4 1 1     6 2 1
Kentucky 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     5 3 1
VPI 3 3 1     5 3 2
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi A&M 1 4 0     3 4 1
LSU 0 2 1     5 3 1
NC State 0 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1925 Kentucky Wildcats football team was an American football team that represented the University of Kentucky as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1925 season. In its second season under head coach Fred J. Murphy, Kentucky compiled a 6–3 record (4–2 against conference opponents), finished seventh in the conference, and was outscored by a total of 97 to 92.[1] The team played its home games at Stoll Field in Lexington, Kentucky.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 Maryville (TN)* W 13–6 [2]
October 3 at Chicago* L 0–9 32,000 [3]
October 10 Clemson
  • Stoll Field
  • Lexington, KY
W 19–6 [4]
October 17 Washington and Lee
  • Stoll Field
  • Lexington, KY
L 0–25 [5]
October 24 Sewanee
  • Stoll Field
  • Lexington, KY
W 14–0 [6]
October 31 at Centre*
W 16–0 11,000 [7]
November 7 at Alabama L 0–31 [8]
November 14 vs. VMI W 7–0 [9]
November 26 Tennessee
  • Stoll Field
  • Lexington, KY (rivalry)
W 23–20 [10]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Kentucky Wildcats Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "State Overcomes Lead To Beat Maryville 13-6 In Last Frame". The Courier-Journal. September 27, 1925. pp. VI-2, VI-6 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Harvey T. Woodruff (October 4, 1925). "Maroons Plod to 9 to 0 Win Over Colonels". Chicago Tribune. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Wildcats Use Open Style Of Game To Conquer Clemson 19 To 6". The Courier-Journal. October 11, 1925. p. VI-2, VI-7 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Gerald Griffin (October 18, 1925). "Speedy Generals of Wash-Lee Vanquish Kentucky By 25 to 0". The Courier-Journal. p. VI-3 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Gerald Griffin (October 25, 1925). "Vastly Improved Wildcat Eleven Humbles Sewanee By 14 to 0". The Courier-Journal. p. VI-4 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Bruce Dudley (November 1, 1925). "State Defeats Centre, 16 to 0, After Eight Lean Years". The Courier-Journal. p. VI-2, VI-6 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Crimson Tide Runs High: Wildcats Meet First Defeat of Season When 'Bama Sweeps To 31-O Victory". The Montgomery Advertiser. November 8, 1963. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Touchdown By King Gives State 7 to 0 Victory Over V.M.I.: Wildcats Use Passes To Great Advantage In Charleston Battle". The Courier-Journal. November 15, 1925. p. VI-3 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Wildcats Claw Triumphant Way to 23-20 Victory Over Tennessee". The Courier-Journal. November 27, 1925. p. 13 – via Newspapers.com.