1925 Villanova Wildcats football team

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1925 Villanova Wildcats football
Conference Independent
1925 record 6–2–1
Head coach Harry Stuhldreher (1st season)
Captain James Callaghan
Home stadium Shibe Park
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 Villanova Wildcats football team was an American football team that represented Villanova University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. The team compiled a 6–2–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 107 to 40.[1] In March 1925, the school hired Harry Stuhldreher as its new head coach. Stuhldreher was the quarterback at Notre Dame from 1922 to 1924, a three-time All-American and member of the legendary "Four Horsemen" backfield.[2] James Callaghan was the team captain.[3] The team played its three home games at Shibe Park in Philadelphia.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 26 at Loyola (MD) W 33–0 [4]
October 3 at Rutgers
W 20–0 [5]
October 10 Dickinson L 2–13 [6]
October 17 at Catholic University L 0–9 [7]
October 24 Lebanon Valley
  • Shibe Park
  • Philadelphia, PA
T 6–6 [8]
October 31 at St. John's W 7–0 [9]
November 7 Saint Joseph's
  • Shibe Park
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 10–3
November 14 at Lehigh W 6–0 [10]
November 26 at Muhlenberg
W 23–9 15,000 [11][12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005 Villanova Football Media Guide" (PDF). Villanova University. p. 132. Retrieved April 26, 2019.
  2. ^ "Stuhldreher Signs To Coach Villanova Eleven". The Philadelphia Inquirer. March 10, 1925. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ 2005 Media Guide, p. 130.
  4. ^ "Villanova Eleven Beats Loyola In First Battle of Stadium Grid Season". The Baltimore Sun. September 27, 1925. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Villanova Lowers Rutgers To Defeat". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 4, 1925. p. 1S – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Dickinson Sweeps Villanova To Surprising Defeat: Villanova Is Easy for Dickinson Team". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 11, 1925. p. 1S – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Catholic U. Wins Over Villa Nova on Muddy Field". Allentown Morning Call. October 18, 1925. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Lebanon Valley Full of Fight". Harrisburg Telegraph. October 26, 1925. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "McCrady's Fumble Paves Way to Villanova Victory Over St. John's Team, 7-0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 1, 1925. p. 1C – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Villanova Triumphs Over Lehigh Eleven After Hard Battle: Lafayette Victorious But Fails To Roll Up Big Score Betters Predict". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 15, 1925. pp. 1S, 6S – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Villanova Trims Muhlenberg, 23-9". The Reading Times. November 27, 1925. p. 23 – via Newspapers.com.
  12. ^ "Muhlenberg Bows To Villanova Warriors". The Philadelphia Inquirer. November 27, 1925. p. 26 – via Newspapers.com.