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The 1904 Penn Quakers football team represented the University of Pennsylvania in the 1904 college football season. The team finished with a 12–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and Parke H. Davis, and as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation.[1] They outscored their opponents 222 to 4.[2]

1904 Penn Quakers football
Pennsylvania football 1904.jpg
National champion (Helms, Houlgate, Davis)
Co-national champion (NCF)
ConferenceIndependent
1904 record12–0
Head coachCarl S. Williams (3rd season)
CaptainRobert Torrey
Home stadiumFranklin Field
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24Penn StateW 6–0
September 28Swarthmore
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 6–4
October 1Virginia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 24–0
October 5Franklin & Marshall
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 34–0
October 8Lehigh
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 24–0
October 12Gettysburg
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 21–0
October 15Brown
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 6–0
October 22Columbia
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 16–0
October 29at HarvardW 11–0
November 5Lafayette
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 22–0
November 12Carlisle
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
W 18–0
November 24Cornell
  • Franklin Field
  • Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)
W 34–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ 1904 University of Pennsylvania football scores and results Archived 2013-10-09 at the Wayback Machine. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 8, 2013.