1925 Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels football team

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1925 Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels football
SIAA champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1925 record 8–3 (8–1 SIAA)
Head coach Harry J. Robertson (2nd season)
Offensive scheme Double wing
Home stadium Spiller Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oglethorpe $ 8 1 0     8 3 0
Furman 3 1 0     7 3 0
The Citadel 4 2 0     6 4 0
Centre 2 1 0     3 6 0
Newberry 3 2 0     5 3 0
Howard (AL) 2 2 0     6 3 0
Chattanooga 2 2 0     4 4 0
Mercer 2 2 0     4 5 0
Loyola (LA) 1 1 0     2 7 0
Louisiana College 0 0 0     0 1 0
Millsaps 0 0 0     0 2 0
Presbyterian 2 4 0     3 6 0
Wofford 1 3 0     3 7 0
Mississippi College 1 3 0     2 6 1
Western Kentucky 0 1 0     3 5 1
Georgetown (KY) 0 1 0     0 3 0
Erskine 0 4 0     0 5 0
Louisville            
Transylvania            
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1925 Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels football team was an American football team that represented Oglethorpe University in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) during the 1925 college football season. In its second season under head coach Harry J. Robertson, the team compiled an posted an 8–3 record (8–1 against SIAA opponents), won the SIAA championship, and outscored opponents by a total of 119 to 92.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 at Georgia Tech* L 7–13 10,000 [3]
October 3 at Howard (AL) W 7–6 3,000 [4]
October 10 Centre
W 20–0 [5]
October 17 at Fort Benning*
L 7–27 [6]
October 23 at Wofford Spartanburg, SC W 13–7 [7]
October 31 at Loyola (LA)
W 13–0 [8]
November 7 The Citadel
  • Spiller Field
  • Atlanta, GA
W 7–0 [9]
November 13 at Presbyterian Clinton, SC W 17–16 [10]
November 21 Mercer
  • Spiller Field
  • Atlanta, GA
L 6–21 [11]
November 26 at Chattanooga Chattanooga, TN W 6–2 [12]
December 5 at Rollins Coral Gables, FL W 16–0 [13]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports-Reference LLC. Retrieved April 25, 2019.
  2. ^ "SIAA Conference Champions". College Football Data Warehouse. 2008. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2008-07-11.
  3. ^ "Tech Beats Petrels As Georgia Thrashes Bears". The Atlanta Constitution. September 27, 1925. p. 1B – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Oglethorpe Comes From Behind, Wins". The Anniston Star. October 4, 1925. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Petrels Swamp Centre, 20 to 0". The Atlanta Constitution. October 11, 1925. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Petrel Eleven Stopped By Fort Benning, 27 to 7". The Atlanta Constitution. October 18, 1925. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Petrels Stage Uphill Fight To Beat Wofford". The Atlanta Constitution. October 24, 1925. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Maurer Stars as Petrels Defeat Loyola, 13 to 0". The Atlanta Constitution. November 1, 1925. p. 1B – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Petrels Beat Citadel, 7 to 0, As Sheppard And Walsh Star". The Atlanta Constitution. November 8, 1925. p. 1B – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Petrels Beat P.C., 17 to 16, in Sixth S.I.A.A. Win". The Atlanta Constitution. November 14, 1925. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Mercer Wrecks Petrels' Championship Hopes". The Atlanta Constitution. November 22, 1925. p. 1B – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "Petrels Beat Chattanooga, 6 to 2, in Title Drive". The Atlanta Constitution. November 27, 1925. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.
  13. ^ "Oglethorpe Plows Through Mud at Coral Gables to Defeat Rollins College 16 to 0: Inexperienced Tar Line Fails To Halt Driving Tactics of Petrel Backs". Miami Daily News. December 6, 1925. pp. Sports 1-2 – via Newspapers.com.