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1912 Carlisle Indians football team

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Conference  Independent
Head coach  Pop Warner (11th year)
1912 record  12–1–1
Captain  Jim Thorpe
1912 Carlisle Indians football team

The 1912 Carlisle Indians football team represented the Carlisle Indians football team of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School during the 1912 college football season. The Indians were coached by Pop Warner in his 11th year as head coach.. The team compiled a record of 12–1–1, outscored opponents 454 to 120, leading the nation in scoring. It featured the Hall of Famers Jim Thorpe, Joe Guyon, and Gus Welch. Dwight D. Eisenhower was a halfback on the Army team defeated by Carlisle.

The 1912 season included many rule changes such as the 100-yard field and the 6-point touchdown. The first six-point touchdowns were registered in Carlisle's 50-7 win over Albright College on September 21.


1912 Carlisle Indians football team Wikipedia

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