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1937 Dartmouth Indians football team

The 1937 Dartmouth Indians football team represented Dartmouth College in the 1937 college football season. The Indians were led by fourth-year head coach Earl "Red" Blaik and played their home games at Memorial Field in Hanover, New Hampshire. The Indians finished undefeated with a record of 7–0–2, finishing 7th in the final AP Poll, their highest ever finish.[1][2] Dartmouth was invited to play in the 1938 Rose Bowl, but declined the invitation.[3]

1937 Dartmouth Indians football
ConferenceIndependent
Ranking
APNo. 7
1937 record7–0–2
Head coachEarl "Red" Blaik (4th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Field
Seasons
← 1936
1938 →
1937 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Pittsburgh         9 0 1
No. 3 Fordham         7 0 1
No. 6 Villanova         8 0 1
No. 7 Dartmouth         7 0 2
No. 9 (tie) Santa Clara         9 0 0
No. 14 Holy Cross         8 0 2
Hardin–Simmons         8 0 1
No. 12 Yale         6 1 1
Army         7 2 0
No. 9 (tie) Notre Dame         6 2 1
Penn State         5 3 0
Boston College         4 4 1
Navy         4 4 1
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentRankSiteResult
September 25BatesW 39–0
October 2Amherst
  • Memorial Field
  • Hanover, NH
W 31–7
October 9Springfield (MA)
  • Memorial Field
  • Hanover, NH
W 42–0
October 16at BrownW 41–0
October 23at HarvardNo. 18W 20–2
October 30at No. 5 YaleNo. 9T 9–9
November 6at PrincetonNo. 9W 33–9
November 13CornellNo. 5
  • Memorial Field
  • Hanover, NH (Rivalry)
T 6–6
November 20at ColumbiaNo. 9W 27–0
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Source:[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1937 Final AP Football Poll". CollegePollArchive.com. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  2. ^ "Dartmouth Big Green School History". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  3. ^ DeGange, Jack (September 25, 2007). "When Dartmouth Declined the Rose Bowl". DartmouthSports.com. Dartmouth College Varsity Athletics. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  4. ^ "1937 Dartmouth Big Green Schedule and Results". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved May 13, 2017.