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1909 Kentucky State College Blue and White football team

The 1909 Kentucky State College Blue and White football team represented Kentucky State College—now known as the University of Kentucky—during the 1909 college football season. When the Kentucky team was welcomed home after the upset win over Illinois, Philip Carbusier said that they had "fought like wildcats", a nickname that stuck.[1]

1909 Kentucky State College Blue and White football
ConferenceIndependent
1909 record9–1
Head coachEdwin Sweetland (1st season)
Seasons
← 1908
1910 →

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 25Kentucky WesleyanLexington, KYW 18–0
October 2BereaLexington, KYW 28–0
October 9at IllinoisUrbana, ILW 6–2
October 16TennesseeLexington, KY (rivalry)W 17–0
Octoberat North Carolina A&ML 6–15
October 28Rose PolytechnicLexington, KYW 43–0
November 3at Georgetown (KY)Georgetown, KYW 22–6
November 6St. Mary's HighLexington, KYW 29–0
November 13TransylvaniaLexington, KY (rivalry)W 77–0
November 19CentreLexington, KY (rivalry)W 81–0

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michael Leo Donovan, Yankees to Fighting Irish : What's Behind Your Favorite Team's Name (Taylor Trade Publications, 2004), p107
  2. ^ "Kentucky Season Schedule - databaseFootball.com/NCAA". databasefootball.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved August 9, 2015.