1916 NYU Violets football team

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1916 NYU Violets football
ConferenceIndependent
1916 record4–3–1
Head coach
Home stadium Ohio Field
Seasons
  1915
1917  
1916 Eastern college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Army     900
Pittsburgh     800
Brown     810
Colgate     810
Yale     810
Fordham     611
Swarthmore     611
Penn State     820
Wash. & Jeff.     820
Boston College     620
Cornell     620
Princeton     620
Lehigh     621
Dartmouth     522
Harvard     730
Penn     731
Temple     312
Tufts     530
Carnegie Tech     430
Rutgers     322
NYU     431
Syracuse     540
Holy Cross     450
Vermont     450
Rhode Island State     341
Geneva     252
Carlisle     131
Lafayette     261
Bucknell     390
Columbia     152
Franklin & Marshall     170
Villanova     180

The 1916 NYU Violets football team was an American football team that represented New York University as an independent during the 1916 college football season. In their only year under head coach Richard E. Eustis, the team compiled a 4–3–1 record.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 7 RPI W 22–0 [1]
October 14 Haverford
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
T 7–7 [2]
October 21 Wesleyan
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
L 0–14 [3]
October 28at Union (NY)
W 13–0 [4]
November 7 Bucknell
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
W 13–0 [5]
November 11 Colby
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
L 0–3 [6]
November 18 Maryland State
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
L 7–10 [7]
November 25at Columbia
W 6–0 [8]

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References

  1. "N.Y.U. football season starts with a victory". New York Tribune. October 8, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  2. "Haverford held to a tie score". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 15, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  3. "Wesleyan vanquishes N.Y.U." The Hartford Daily Courant. November 22, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  4. "N.Y.U. springs big surprise on Union". The Sun. New York. October 29, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  5. "New York U. gridders triumph over Bucknell". The Gazette Times. Pittsburgh. November 8, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  6. "Field goal causes defeat of N.Y.U." The Sun. New York. November 12, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  7. "Maryland State wins". The Baltimore Sun. November 19, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  8. "N.Y.U. triumphs over Columbia in close game". New York Tribune. November 26, 1916. Retrieved February 5, 2021 via Newspapers.com.