1920 NYU Violets football team

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1920 NYU Violets football
ConferenceIndependent
Record2–5–1
Head coach
Home stadium Ohio Field
Seasons
  1919
1921  
1920 Eastern college football independents records
ConfOverall
TeamW L TW L T
Boston College   8 0 0
Harvard   8 0 1
Princeton   6 0 1
Penn State   7 0 2
Pittsburgh   6 0 2
Army   7 2 0
Dartmouth   7 2 0
Cornell   6 2 0
Syracuse   6 2 1
Geneva   5 2 1
New Hampshire   5 2 1
Brown   6 3 0
Bucknell   6 3 0
Washington & Jefferson   6 3 1
Penn   6 4 0
Carnegie Tech   5 3 0
Lafayette   5 3 0
Holy Cross   5 3 0
Williams   5 3 0
Yale   5 3 0
Fordham   4 3 0
Franklin & Marshall   3 2 2
Boston University   4 3 1
Columbia   4 4 0
Duquesne   3 3 1
Vermont   3 5 0
NYU   2 5 1
Rhode Island State   0 4 4
Tufts   2 6 0
Rutgers   2 7 0
Buffalo   1 4 0
Colgate   1 5 2
Villanova   1 5 1
Drexel   0 6 0

The 1920 NYU Violets football team was an American football team that represented New York University as an independent during the 1920 college football season. In their first year under head coach Frank Gargan, the team compiled a 2–5–1 record.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 2USS PennsylvaniaW 46–0 [1]
October 9at Columbia
L 7–1412,000–14,000 [2] [3]
October 16at Wesleyan
T 13–13 [4]
October 23at Hamilton Clinton, NY L 13–14 [5]
November 2 Trinity (CT)
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
W 31–20 [6]
November 6 Union (NY)
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
L 9–7 [7]
November 13 Bates
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
L 18–21 [8]
November 20at Stevens
L 14–21 [9]

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References

  1. "N.Y.U. eleven wins easily". The New York Times. October 3, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  2. "Recovery of fumble enables Columbia triumph over N.Y.U. in hard fought gridiron tussle, by 14 to 7". New York Herald. October 10, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  3. "Columbia Trounces N. Y. U. Eleven, 14-7". The New York Times . New York, New York. October 10, 1920. p. 120. Retrieved March 18, 2022 via Newspapers.com Open Access logo PLoS transparent.svg .
  4. "Wesleyan and New York battle 13–13 deadlock". The Hartford Courant. October 17, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  5. "Hamilton captures third game in row". Democrat and Chronicle. October 24, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  6. "N.Y.U. wins first football victory". New York Herald. November 3, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  7. "N.Y.U. humbled by Union, 9 to 7". New York Herald. November 7, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  8. "Misplays by N.Y.U. give Bates game". The New York Times. November 14, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  9. "Stevens ends fourth season undefeated". New York Herald. November 21, 1920. Retrieved February 6, 2021 via Newspapers.com.