1925 Louisville Cardinals football team

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1925 Louisville Cardinals football
Conference Independent
1925 record 8–0
Head coach Tom King (1st season)
Home stadium Parkway Field, Maxwell Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Louisville         8 0 0
Georgetown         9 1 0
Texas Tech         6 1 2
Texas Mines         5 1 1
Wake Forest         6 2 1
Navy         5 2 1
William & Mary         6 4 0
Duke         4 5 0
East Tennessee         3 4 0
Middle Tennessee         3 4 2
Richmond         3 6 0
Loyola (MD)         2 6 0

The 1925 Louisville Cardinals football team was an American football team that represented the University of Louisville as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its first season under head coach Tom King, the team compiled a perfect 8–0 record and shut out seven of eight opponents. The only points scored against the team were two points on a safety versus Marshall.[1] The team played its home games at Parkway Field (three games) and Maxwell Field (one game) in Louisville, Kentucky.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 Evansville W 20–0 [2]
October 10 at Western Normal (KY)
W 6–0 [3]
October 17 at Hanover Hanover, IN W 24–0 [4]
October 24 Kentucky Wesleyan
W 6–0 [5]
October 30 at Transylvania
W 7–0 [6]
November 7 Rose Poly
  • Parkway Field
  • Louisville, KY
W 30–0 [7]
November 21 Toledo
  • Parkway Field
  • Louisville, KY
W 33–0 4,000 [8]
November 26 at Marshall W 7–2 [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 Louisville football media guide" (PDF). University of Louisville. 2017. p. 203. Retrieved December 19, 2017.
  2. ^ Reynolds Girdler (October 3, 1925). "Cardinals Open Season With 20 To O Victory Over Evansville". The Courier-Journal. pp. VI-3, Vi-7 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Jack Button (October 11, 1925). "Cardinals Vanquish Western Normal In Bitter Struggle, 6 To 0". The Courier-Journal. p. VI-2 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Cardinals Pass Way to 24 to 0 Victory Over Hanover Gridders". The Courier-Journal. October 18, 1925. p. VI-2 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Reynolds Girdler (October 25, 1925). "Cardinals Win Thrilling Victory By 6-0 When Marks Nabs Pass in Last Five Seconds of Battle". The Courier Journal. pp. VI-1, VI-8 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Reynolds Girdler (October 31, 1925). "U. of L. Conquers Transylvania Team, 7 to 0, on Heavy Field". The Courier-Journal. pp. 18–19 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Cardinals Splash Through Rose Poly 30-0 In Juicy Game". The Courier-Journal. November 8, 1925. pp. VI-2, VI-7 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Cardinals Release Fury of Attack to Defeat Toledo 34-0". The Courier-Journal. November 22, 1925. pp. VI-2, VI-6 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Jack Skeavington (November 27, 1925). "Cards Humble Marshall by 7 to 2 Score". The Courier-Journal. pp. 1, 2.