1948 Drexel Dragons football team

The 1948 Drexel Dragons football team represented the Drexel Institute of Technology (renamed Drexel University in 1970) as an independent during the 1948 college football season. Ralph Chase was the team's head coach for the first five games of the season, when Maury McMains took over head coaching duties in order to allow Chase to focus on coaching the basketball team.[1]

1948 Drexel Dragons football
ConferenceIndependent
1948 record0–8
Head coachRalph Chase,
Maury McMains
Assistant coaches
CaptainCharlie Pascale (1st year)
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Army         8 0 1
Penn State         7 1 1
Villanova         8 2 1
Brown         7 2 0
Boston College         5 2 2
Pittsburgh         6 3 0
Penn         5 3 0
Harvard         4 4 0
Princeton         4 4 0
Fordham         3 6 0
Yale         4 5 0
Hofstra         0 6 2
Syracuse         1 8 0
Drexel         0 8 0

ScheduleEdit

[2]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 25Gettysburg
  • Drexel Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–28 
October 2at UrsinusCollegeville, PAL 7–19 
October 9at LehighL 0–45 
October 16Haverford 
  • Drexel Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 6–7 
October 23at Pennsylvania Military CollegeL 6–33 
October 30Johns Hopkins
  • Drexel Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 0–22 
November 6Dickinson
  • Drexel Field
  • Philadelphia, PA
L 12–14 
November 13at SwarthmoreL 13–33 
  •  Homecoming

RosterEdit

1948 Drexel Dragons football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OT Charlie Pascale (C) Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "McMains Named Head Grid Coach" (PDF). The Triangle. 22 October 1948. p. 6. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  2. ^ "19 STRAIGHT" (PDF). The Triangle. 19 November 1948. p. 6. Retrieved 6 February 2018.