1925 Penn Quakers football team

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1925 Penn Quakers football
Conference Independent
1925 record 7–2
Head coach Lou Young (3rd season)
Captain Joe Wilson
Home stadium Franklin Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Dartmouth         8 0 0
Colgate         7 0 2
Fordham         9 1 0
Pittsburgh         8 1 0
Syracuse         8 1 1
Lafayette         7 1 1
Princeton         5 1 1
Holy Cross         8 2 0
Penn         7 2 0
Army         7 2 0
Boston College         6 2 0
Cornell         6 2 0
Massachusetts         6 2 0
NYU         6 2 1
Villanova         6 2 1
Washington & Jefferson         6 2 1
Carnegie Tech         5 2 1
Yale         5 2 1
Bucknell         7 3 1
Columbia         6 3 1
Geneva         6 3 0
Harvard         4 3 1
Brown         5 4 1
Penn State         4 4 1
CCNY         2 5 0
Rutgers         2 7 0
Drexel         1 7 0
Duquesne         0 7 0

The 1925 Penn Quakers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pennsylvania as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its third season under head coach Lou Young, the team compiled a 7–2 record and outscored opponents by a total of 165 to 64.[1] Joe Young was the team captain. The team played its home games at Franklin Field in Philadelphia.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 Ursinus W 32–0 45,000 [2]
October 3 Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 26–13 50,000 [3]
October 10 at Brown
W 9–0 [4]
October 17 at Yale W 16–13 60,000 [5]
October 24 Chicago
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 7–0 55,000 [6]
October 31 Illinois
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 2–24 60,000 [7]
November 7 Haverford
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 66–0 30,000 [8]
November 14 Pittsburgh
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–14 54,000 [9]
November 26 Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 7–0 71,000 [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Pennsylvania Quakers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 12, 2019.
  2. ^ Perry Lewis (September 27, 1925). "Penn Opens Grid Season With Easy Victory: Crowd of 45,000 Sees Quakers Rout Ursinus, 32 to 0". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 2S – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ Gordon Mackay (October 4, 1925). "50,000 See Quakers Win Their Second Game: Boltz Saves Day as Quakers Down Old Swarthmore Foes". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 2S – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Gordon Mackay (October 11, 1925). "Penn Finds Tough Foe in Brown, But Succeeds in Taming Bear After Bitter Battle: Red and Blue Eleven Grinds Out Victory on Stormy Gridiron". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 2S – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ Gordon Mackay (October 18, 1925). "Penn Beats Yale 16-13 Before 60,000 Fans: Red and Blue Eleven for First Time in History Beats Yale". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 2S – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ Gordon Mackay (October 25, 1925). "Penn Beats Chicago In Rain And Mud, 7 To 0". The Philadelphia Inquirer. p. 25 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Gordon Mackay (November 1, 1925). "Illinois Batters Penn Into Submission, 24-2". The Philadelphia Inquirer. p. Sports 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Perry Lewis (November 8, 1925). "Penn Finds Haverford Easy and Runs Rough Shod Over Main Line Liners by 66-0". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 3S – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ Gordon Mackay (November 15, 1925). "Penn Bows To Pitt in Bitter Battle by 14-0: Red and Blue Team Crushed by Panthers Before 54,000 Fans". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 5S – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Penn Rings Down Curtain on Football With Triumph Over Cornell Before 71,000". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 27, 1925. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com.