1905 Penn State football
ConferenceIndependent
1905 record8–3
Head coach
CaptainEd Yeckley
Home stadiumBeaver Field
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →
1905 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Yale     10 0 0
Penn     12 0 1
Temple     2 0 1
Dartmouth     7 1 2
Swarthmore     7 1 0
Western U. of Penn.     10 2 0
Princeton     8 2 0
Harvard     8 2 1
Washington & Jefferson     10 3 0
Lafayette     7 2 1
Wesleyan     7 2 1
Carlisle     10 4 0
Penn State     8 3 0
Syracuse     8 3 0
Fordham     5 2 0
Amherst     3 1 2
Holy Cross     6 3 0
Brown     7 4 0
Tufts     5 3 0
Vermont     6 4 1
Cornell     6 4 0
Colgate     5 4 0
Columbia     4 3 2
Army     4 4 1
Bucknell     5 5 0
NYU     3 3 1
Lehigh     6 7 0
Frankin & Marshall     4 6 0
Geneva     4 6 0
New Hampshire     2 4 2
Rutgers     3 6 0
Villanova     3 7 0
Drexel     1 6 0

The 1905 Penn State football team was an American football team that represented Pennsylvania State College—now known as Pennsylvania State University–as an independent during the 1905 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Tom Fennell and played its home games on Beaver Field in State College, Pennsylvania.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 16Lebanon ValleyW 23–0
September 30California (PA)
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 29–0
October 7vs. Carlisle
L 0–1110,000[2]
October 14at Gettysburg
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 18–0
October 21at YaleL 0–12
October 28Villanova
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 29–0[3]
November 4at NavyL 5–11
November 11Geneva
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 73–0[4]
November 18vs. DickinsonWilliamsport, PAW 6–08,000
November 24West Virginia
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (rivalry)
W 6–0
November 30at Western University of PennsylvaniaW 6–08,000[5]

References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1905-1909)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.
  2. ^ "Carlisle Indians Down the State College Team in Their Annual Struggle on the Gridiron -- Score 11 to 0". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 8, 1905. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "State Plays Fine Game". The Philadelphia Inquirer. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 29, 1905. p. 15. Retrieved June 1, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  4. ^ "State Rolled Up Big Score: Geneva No Match for Whit and Blue -- Outlook Is Good". The Pittsburg Press. November 12, 1905. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Pittsburg Players Suffer Bitter Defeat at End of Season". Pittsburgh Daily Post. December 1, 1905. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.