1912 Princeton Tigers football team

The 1912 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1912 college football season. The team finished with a 7–1–1 record under first-year head coach Walter G. Andrews, outscoring opponents by a total of 322 to 35 with the sole loss being to Harvard by 16–6 score.[1] Princeton W. John Logan was selected as a consensus first-team honoree on the 1912 College Football All-America Team,[2] and five other players (halfback Hobey Baker, fullback Wallace "Butch" De Witt, guard Rip Shenk, and tackles Phillips and Penfield) were selected as first-team honorees by at least one selector.

1912 Princeton Tigers football
ConferenceIndependent
Record7–1–1
Head coach
CaptainTal Pendleton
Home stadiumUniversity Field
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →
1912 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Harvard     9 0 0
Penn State     8 0 0
Carlisle     12 1 1
Maine     7 1 0
Princeton     7 1 1
Swarthmore     7 1 1
Yale     7 1 1
Lehigh     9 2 0
Dartmouth     7 2 0
Wesleyan     7 2 0
Colgate     5 2 0
Washington & Jefferson     8 3 1
Rhode Island State     6 3 0
Bucknell     6 3 1
Temple     3 2 0
Penn     7 4 0
Army     5 3 0
Brown     6 4 0
Franklin & Marshall     6 4 0
Holy Cross     4 3 1
Rutgers     5 4 0
Tufts     5 4 0
Fordham     4 4 0
Villanova     3 3 0
Morris Harvey     2 2 0
Lafayette     4 5 1
Syracuse     4 5 0
Carnegie Tech     3 4 1
Geneva     3 4 0
Vermont     3 5 0
Pittsburgh     3 6 0
Boston College     2 4 1
Cornell     3 7 0
NYU     2 6 0

Schedule

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DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 StevensW 65–0
October 2 Rutgers
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 41–6[3]
October 5 Lehigh
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 35–0
October 12 VPI
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 31–0
October 19 Syracuse
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 62–0
October 26 Dartmouth
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 22–7
November 2at HarvardL 6–1630,000[4]
November 9 NYU
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ
W 54–0[5]
November 16 Yale
  • University Field
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
T 6–6

References

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  1. ^ "1912 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA. 2012. pp. 2–4.
  3. ^ "Easy game for Princeton, Rutgers losing by 41 to 6". Chicago Tribune. October 3, 1912. Retrieved December 2, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Melville E. Webb Jr. (November 3, 1912). "Double Knot in Tiger's Tail: Brickley Hero of Harvard's 16-to-6 Triumph". The Boston Globe. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "N.Y.U. a morsel for Tiger eleven". The Daily Home News. November 11, 1912. Retrieved February 5, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.