1921 Lafayette Football Team
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1921 Lafayette Football Team
1921 Lafayette football
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Co-national champion (Boand, Davis)
ConferenceIndependent
1921 record9-0
Head coach
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
CaptainJoseph Lehecka
Home stadiumMarch Field
Seasons
← 1920
1922 →
1921 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wash. & Jeff.         10 0 1
Lafayette         9 0 0
Cornell         8 0 0
Penn State         8 0 2
Yale         8 1 0
New Hampshire         8 1 1
Franklin & Marshall         6 1 2
Villanova         6 1 2
Carnegie Tech         7 2 0
Syracuse         7 2 0
Harvard         7 2 1
Dartmouth         6 2 1
Brown         5 3 1
Bucknell         5 3 1
Geneva         5 3 1
Pittsburgh         5 3 1
Army         6 4 0
Princeton         4 3 0
Boston College         4 3 1
Fordham         4 3 2
Penn         4 3 2
Colgate         4 4 2
Lehigh         4 4 0
NYU         2 3 3
Drexel         2 3 1
Rutgers         4 6 0
Rhode Island State         3 5 0
Columbia         2 6 0
Tufts         1 5 2
Duquesne         0 4 1

The 1921 Lafayette football team represented Lafayette College in the 1921 college football season. Lafayette shut out five of its nine opponents and finished with an undefeated 9-0 record in their third year under head coach and College Football Hall of Fame inductee, Jock Sutherland. Significant games included victories over Pittsburgh (6-0), Penn (38-6), and Lehigh (28-6). The 1921 Lafayette team outscored its opponents by a combined total of 274 to 26.[1][2] Lafayette guard Frank Schwab was a consensus first-team selection on the 1921 College Football All-America Team.[3] The team also included fullback George Seasholtz, who went on to play in the National Football League.[4] The team was retroactively selected as a 1921 co-national champion by the Boand System and Parke H. Davis.[5]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24MuhlenbergEaston, PAW 48-0
October 1PittsburghEaston, PAW 6-0
October 8DickinsonEaston, PAW 27-0
October 15at BucknellLewisburg, PAW 20-7
October 22at FordhamNew York, NYW 28-7
October 29RutgersEaston, PAW 35-0
November 5at PennW 38-6
November 12DelawareEaston, PAW 44-0
November 19at LehighW 28-6

References

  1. ^ "1921 Lafayette Leopards Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ "Lafayette Yearly Results (1920-1924)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections" (PDF). National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 5. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "George Seasholtz". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2015.
  5. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved 2016.



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