1912 Louisville Cardinals football
KIAA champion
ConferenceKentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1912 record3–1 (2–0 KIAA)
Head coach
Home stadiumHigh School Park
Seasons
1913 →

The 1912 Louisville Cardinals football team, commonly known in 1912 as the "Red and Black", was an American football team that represented the University of Louisville in the Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Association (KIAA) during the 1912 college football season. In the school's first season of intercollegiate football, the Cardinals were led by head coach Lester Larson and compiled a 5–1 record.[1] The team played its home games at High School Park in Louisville, Kentucky.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 11at Transylvania
W 32–0[2]
October 17Central University
W 23–6[3]
October 26at Kentucky*
L 0–41[4]
November 15Hanover*
  • High School Park[5]
  • Louisville, KY
W 73–0[6]
  • *Non-conference game

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References

  1. ^ "2019 Louisville Cardinals Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Louisville. 2019. p. 151. Retrieved April 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Red and Black Is Triumphant: University of Louisville Eleven Overwhelms Transylvania By Score of 32 To 0". The Courier-Journal. October 12, 1912. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Red and Black Gains Glory: Louisville Has Little Trouble Defeating Central By Score of 23 To 6". The Courier-Journal. October 18, 1912. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Wildcats Gain Easy Victory: Louisville Eleven Battles Gamely, But Teamwork of State Proves Too Much". The Courier-Journal. October 27, 1912. p. III-6 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Cardinals Meet Hanover To-day". The Courier-Journal. November 15, 1912. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Cardinals Win One-Sided Game: Hanover Is Defeated By University Eleven By Score of 73 To 0". The Courier-Journal. November 16, 1912. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Louisville - 2018 Football Media Guide - page 200". www.guide.provations.com. University of Louisville. Retrieved January 5, 2019.