1935 Providence Friars football team

The 1935 Providence Friars football team was an American football team that represented Providence College during the 1934 college football season. The team compiled a 6–2 record, shut out four of eight opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 98 to 44.[1] The team played its home games at Hendricken Field in Providence, Rhode Island.[2]

1935 Providence Friars football
ConferenceIndependent
Record6–2
Head coach
CaptainOmer Landry
Home stadiumHendricken Field
Seasons
← 1934
1936 →
1935 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 3 Princeton     9 0 0
No. 14 Holy Cross     9 0 1
NYU     7 1 0
Dartmouth     8 2 0
Northeastern     5 0 3
Syracuse     6 1 1
No. 10 Pittsburgh     7 1 2
No. 11 Fordham     6 1 2
Villanova     7 2 0
Franklin & Marshall     7 2 1
Providence     6 2 0
No. 18 Army     6 2 1
Colgate     7 3 0
Temple     7 3 0
Boston College     6 3 0
Bucknell     6 3 0
Duquesne     6 3 0
Yale     6 3 0
CCNY     4 3 0
Drexel     3 2 2
Manhattan     5 3 1
Massachusetts State     5 4 0
La Salle     4 4 1
Penn     4 4 0
Penn State     4 4 0
Columbia     4 4 1
Vermont     4 5 0
Boston University     3 4 2
Harvard     3 5 0
Carnegie Tech     2 5 1
Buffalo     2 6 0
Tufts     1 5 2
Brown     1 8 0
Cornell     0 6 1
Rankings from United Press

Joe McGee was the head coach for the second year. His assistant coaches were Phil Couhig, Charles Burdge, and Oliver Roberge.[2] Quarterback Omer Landry was the team captain.[3] After the successful 1935 season, Providence signed McGee to a three-year contract.[2]

Schedule edit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28at Holy CrossL 0–123,000[4]
October 5at Saint AnselmManchester, NHW 7–6[5]
October 12at CCNYW 14–0[6]
October 19at ColbyWaterville, MEW 26–0
October 26at SpringfieldSpringfield, MAW 12–0[7]
November 2at Boston CollegeNewton, MAL 6–20[8]
November 9Niagara
W 20–6[9]
November 16Rhode Island State
  • Hendricken Field
  • Providence, RI
W 13–0[10]

References edit

  1. ^ "1935 - Providence (RI)". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on September 10, 2015. Retrieved June 29, 2020.
  2. ^ a b c "Providence Plans Big Games at Home in 1936". The Boston Globe. November 22, 1935 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Providence College". The Hartford Courant. September 18, 1935. p. 15 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Holy Cross-Providence". The Boston Globe. September 28, 1935 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Providence College Tops St. Anselm's 7-6". The Hartford Courant. October 6, 1935. p. C3 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Friars' Passes Deceive Beavers, Triumph, 14 to 0". New York Daily News. October 13, 1935 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Providence Upsets Springfield, 12-0". The Hartford Courant. October 27, 1935. p. C5 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "BC Eagles Trounce Providence College 20-0". The Hartford Courant. November 3, 1935 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Providence Defeats Niagara Team". Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. November 10, 1935 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Friars Win Over Rhody Rams, 13-0". The Hartford Courant. November 17, 1935 – via Newspapers.com.