1921 Lafayette football
Co-national champion (Boand, Davis)
ConferenceIndependent
1921 record9–0
Head coach
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
CaptainJoseph Lehecka
Home stadiumMarch Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
1921 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Washington & Jefferson     10 0 1
Lafayette     9 0 0
Cornell     8 0 0
Penn State     8 0 2
Yale     8 1 0
New Hampshire     8 1 1
Franklin & Marshall     6 1 2
Villanova     6 1 2
Carnegie Tech     7 2 0
Syracuse     7 2 0
Harvard     7 2 1
Boston University     6 2 0
Dartmouth     6 2 1
Brown     5 3 1
Bucknell     5 3 1
Geneva     5 3 1
Pittsburgh     5 3 1
Holy Cross     5 3 0
Army     6 4 0
Princeton     4 3 0
Boston College     4 3 1
Fordham     4 3 2
Penn     4 3 2
Colgate     4 4 2
Lehigh     4 4 0
Vermont     3 4 0
NYU     2 3 3
Drexel     2 3 1
Rutgers     4 6 0
Rhode Island State     3 5 0
Columbia     2 6 0
Tufts     1 5 2
Duquesne     0 4 1

The 1921 Lafayette football team represented Lafayette College in the 1921 college football season. Lafayette shut out five of its nine opponents and finished with an undefeated 9–0 record in their third year under head coach and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, Jock Sutherland. Significant games included victories over Pittsburgh (6–0), Penn (38–6), and Lehigh (28–6). The 1921 Lafayette team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 274 to 26.[1][2] Lafayette guard Frank Schwab was a consensus first-team selection on the 1921 College Football All-America Team.[3] The team also included fullback George Seasholtz, who went on to play in the National Football League.[4] The team was retroactively selected as a 1921 co-national champion by the Boand System and Parke H. Davis.[5]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24MuhlenbergEaston, PAW 48–0
October 1PittsburghEaston, PAW 6–0
October 8DickinsonEaston, PAW 27–0
October 15at BucknellLewisburg, PAW 20–7
October 22at FordhamNew York, NYW 28–7
October 29RutgersEaston, PAW 35–0
November 5at PennW 38–6
November 12DelawareEaston, PAW 44–0
November 19at LehighW 28–6

References

  1. ^ "1921 Lafayette Leopards Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "Lafayette Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Archived from the original on September 6, 2015. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  3. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 26, 2018. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  4. ^ "George Seasholtz". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
  5. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016.