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1901 Carlisle Indians football team

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Conference  Independent
Head coach  Pop Warner (3rd year)
1901 record  5–7–1
Captain  Martin Wheelock
1901 Carlisle Indians football team

The 1901 Carlisle Indians football team represented the Carlisle Indians football team of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School during the 1901 college football season. The Indians were coached by Pop Warner in his third year as head coach. The team compiled a record of 5–7–1.


Week 4: vs. Dickinson

Despite the 16 to 11 Carlisle victory,The Dickinsonian called it "the greatest day in the football history of Dickinson."

Week 9: at Michigan

The national champion Michigan Wolverines defeated the Carlisle Indians, 22–0, in a game played at Bennett Park in Detroit on November 2. The game was watched by a crowd of 8,000 spectators that included China's Minister to the United States, Wu Ting-Fan, occupying a box with former United States Secretary of War, Russell A. Alger.

Week 13: at Columbia

The Columbia Lions rolled up their largest score of the season, defeating the Indians 40 to 12. It was 40 to 0 until the final five minutes. Starring in the contest was Columbia's backfield of Bill Morley, Harold Weekes, Dick Smith, and Chauncey L. Berrien.


1901 Carlisle Indians football team Wikipedia

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