1919 Arizona Wildcats football
ConferenceIndependent
1919 record7–1
Head coach
CaptainEmzy Harvey Lynch
Seasons
← 1917
1920 →
1919 Western college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Hawaii     4 0 1
Arizona     7 1 0
Nevada     8 1 1
New Mexico     3 0 2
USC     4 1 0
Saint Mary's     3 3 1
Montana     2 3 2
New Mexico A&M     2 3 1
Idaho     2 3 0
Gonzaga     2 3 0
Santa Clara     2 4 0
University Farm     2 5 0
South Branch     2 6 0
Pacific (CA)     1 4 0
Tempe Normal     0 2 0

The 1919 Arizona Wildcats football team represented the University of Arizona as an independent during the 1919 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Pop McKale, the Wildcats compiled a 7–1 record, shut out seven of eight opponents (albeit one game by claim of forfeit), and outscored all opponents, 253 to 19.[1] In the fifth meeting in what later became the Arizona–Arizona State football rivalry, Arizona defeated the Tempe Normal Owls by a 59–0 score.[2]

The team's roster included Louis "Slonnie" Sloaaker (quarterback), "Gyp" Manzo and Aaron McCreary (halfbacks), John Hobbs (fullback), Billie Wofford and Tommy Marlar (ends), Big Dick Smith and Howard Barkley (guards), George Hardaway and Oscar Cook (tackles), and the team captain Emzy Harvey "Swede" Lynch (center).[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 11TempeTucson, AZ (rivalry)W 59–0[4]
October 18Phoenix IndiansTucson, AZW 600[5]
October 25Camp Harry J. JonesTucson, AZW 20–0[6]
October 31at New Mexico A&MMesilla Park, NMW 33–0[7]
November 15WhittierWhittier, CAW 1–0 (default)[8]
November 8Pomona
  • University athletic field
  • Tucson, AZ
L 7–19[9]
November 21Texas MinesTucson, AZW 46–0[10]
November 27Occidental
  • University athletic field
  • Tucson, AZ
W 27–0[11]

References

  1. ^ "Arizona Football 2016 Media Guide" (PDF). University of Arizona. 2016. pp. 102, 104. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  2. ^ 2016 Media Guide, p. 82.
  3. ^ "Here's Wildcat Litter: He's A W-i-l-d-c-a-t-!-!-! Who's Who On Varsity". The Arizona Daily Star. November 28, 1919. p. Sports 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Tempe Normal Is Overwhelmed By Wildcat Eleven: Varsity Rolls Up Score of 59 to 0 in Downpour of Rain on Heavy Field". The Arizona Daily Star. October 12, 1919. p. 9 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Wildcats Defeat Phoenix Indians 60 to 0: Braves' Attack Is Scrappy But Not Effective". The Arizona Daily Star. October 19, 1919. pp. Sports 1–2 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Camp Jones Army Eleven Blanked by Wildcat Team: Varsity Defense Proves Stone Wall for Soldiers but Cats' Attack Is Sure". The Arizona Daily Star. October 26, 1919. pp. Sports 1, 3 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Wildcats Win Game From New Mexicans Blanking 'Farmers'". The Arizona Daily Star. November 1, 1919. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Arizona v. Whittier". Arizona Daily Star. 12 November 1919. p. 7.
  9. ^ "Wildcats Goal Line Is Crossed First Time This Year as Pomona Warriors Win by Score of 19–7: Californians Score by Merciless Attack on Arizona's Line, Putting Ball Over for First Score After Getting Oval on Fumble". The Arizona Daily Star. November 9, 1919. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Wildcats Defeat El Paso Miners by Overwhelming Score of 46–0 in Romp Across Checkered Field". The Arizona Daily Star. November 22, 1919. pp. Sports 1–2.
  11. ^ "Wildcats Score Emphatic Victory Over 'Oxy': Varsity's Line Never in Peril During Contest". The Arizona Daily Star. November 28, 1919. p. Sports 1 – via Newspapers.com.