1925 Princeton Tigers football team

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1925 Princeton Tigers football
Conference Independent
1925 record 5–1–1
Head coach Bill Roper (12th season)
Captain Ed McMillan
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
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 Princeton Tigers football team was an American football team that represented Princeton University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its 12th season under head coach Bill Roper, the team compiled a 5–1–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 125 to 44. The team's sole loss was to Colgate by a 9–0 score.[1]

Princeton center Ed McMillan was a consensus first-team honoree on the 1925 College Football All-America Team, and fullback Jacob Slagle was picked as a first-team honoree by the United Press.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
October 3 Amherst W 20–0 [3]
October 10 Washington & Lee
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 15–6 8,000 [4]
October 17 at Navy
T 10–10 [5]
October 24 Colgate
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
L 0–9 [6]
October 31 Swarthmore
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 19–7 [7]
November 7 Harvard
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 36–0 55,000 [8]
November 14 at Yale W 25–12 78,000 [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1925 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ^ Farrell, Henry L. (November 25, 1925). "United Press Chooses All-American Team: Undertakes to Name Eleven Best Players of Season". Tyrone Daily Herald (Pa.).
  3. ^ "Jake Slagle Star in Princeton Win". The Baltimore Sun. October 4, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Slagle Stars As Tigers Win". The Baltimore Sun. October 11, 1925. p. II-1 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ W. Wilson Wingate (October 18, 1925). "Tiger and Goat in Grid Epic". The Baltimore Sun. pp. II-1, II-2 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Eddie Tryon Rises To His Greatest Heights; Beats Princeton Singlehanded". Buffalo Courier. October 25, 1925. p. 98 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Princeton Beats Swarthmore, 19-7". New York Daily News. November 1, 1925. p. 62 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ James Isaminger (November 8, 1925). "Princeton Tigers Feast On Johnny Harvard: Crimson Suffers Its Worst Defeat From Hands of Bengals". The Philadelphia Inquirer. pp. 1S, 2S – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Yale Overwhelmed by 'Miracle Eleven' of Tigers, 25 to 12". The Hartford Courant. November 15, 1925. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.