|1926 NYU Violets football|
|Home stadium|| Ohio Field |
|1926 Eastern college football independents records|
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The 1926 NYU Violets football team represented New York University in the 1926 college football season.
|September 25||Niagara||W 34–0|
|October 2||Allegheny||W 13–0|
|October 9||West Virginia Wesleyan||W 24–7|
|October 16||Tulane||W 21–0|
|October 23||Rutgers||W 30–0|
|October 30||Fordham||W 27–3|
|November 6||Carnegie Tech||W 6–0|
|November 13||Davis & Elkins||W 10–0|
|November 20||at Nebraska||L 7–15|
Ernest Alonzo Nevers, sometimes known by the nickname "Big Dog", was an American football and baseball player and football coach. Widely regarded as one of the best football players in the first half of the 20th century, he played as a fullback and was a triple-threat man known for his talents in running, passing, and kicking. He was inducted with the inaugural classes of inductees into both the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1963. He was also named in 1969 to the NFL 1920s All-Decade Team.
The following are the football (soccer) events of the year 1926 throughout the world.
The Philadelphia Quakers were a professional American football team that competed in the first American Football League in 1926 and won the league’s only championship.
The 1926 Victorian Football League season was the 30th season of the elite Australian rules football competition.
The first American Football League (AFL), sometimes called AFL I, AFLG, or the Grange League, was a professional American football league that operated in 1926. It was the first major competitor to the National Football League (NFL). Founded by Charles "C.C." Pyle, (1882–1939), and General Charles X. Zimmerman, (1865–1926), as vice president and starring Hall of Fame halfback Harold Edward "Red" Grange, (1903–1991), the short-lived league with nine teams competed against the more established – then six-year-old – NFL, both for players and for fans. While Pyle's and Grange's New York Yankees team and the already established Philadelphia Quakers became reliable draws, the lack of star power and the uncertain financial conditions of the other seven teams led to the league's dissolution after one season.
Stadionul Republicii was a multi-use stadium in Bucharest, Romania.
The 1926 Navy Midshipmen football team represented the United States Naval Academy in the 1926 college football season. The Midshipmen were coached by Bill Ingram in his first year and finished the season undefeated with a record of nine wins, zero losses and one tie (9–0–1). Although Alabama and Stanford have been named the 1926 national champion by most selectors, the 1926 Navy team was named as the national champion under Boand and Houlgate Systems.
The King Alfonso XIII's Cup 1926 was the 26th staging of the Copa del Rey, the Spanish football cup competition.
Divisione Nazionale(National Division) was the name of the first level of the Italian Football Championship from 1926 to 1929.
The 1926 VFL Grand Final was an Australian rules football game contested between the Melbourne Football Club and Collingwood Football Club, held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Melbourne on 9 October 1926. It was the 30th annual Grand Final of the Victorian Football League, staged to determine the premiers for the 1926 VFL season. The match, attended by 59,632 spectators, was won by Melbourne by a margin of 57 points, marking that club's second premiership victory and their first since 1900.
The 1926 Alabama Crimson Tide football team represented the University of Alabama in the 1926 college football season. It was the Crimson Tide's 33rd overall and 5th season as a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon). The team was led by head coach Wallace Wade, in his fourth year, and played their home games at Denny Field in Tuscaloosa, at Rickwood Field in Birmingham and at the Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama. They finished the season with a record of nine wins, zero losses and one tie, as Southern Conference champions. They tied undefeated Stanford in the Rose Bowl. The 1926 Alabama team was retroactively named as the 1926 national champion by Berryman QPRS, Billingsley Report, College Football Researchers Association, and Poling System, and as a co-national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and National Championship Foundation.
The 1926 Michigan Wolverines football team represented the University of Michigan in the 1926 Big Ten Conference football season. In the team's 25th and final season under head coach Fielding H. Yost, Michigan compiled a record of 7–1, outscored its opponents 191 to 38, and tied with Northwestern for the Big Ten Conference championship. Michigan's only loss was to an undefeated Navy team that was recognized as the national champion by several selectors. At the end of the season, Michigan ranked third in the country under the Dickinson System, trailing only Stanford and Navy. One selector, Jeff Sagarin, has retroactively named Michigan as a 1926 co-national champion.
The 1926 Utah Utes football team was an American football team that represented the University of Utah in the Rocky Mountain Conference (RMC) during the 1926 college football season. In their second season under head coach Ike Armstrong, the Utes compiled a 7–0 record, won the RMC championship, and outscored opponents by a total of 164 to 23. As a reward for compiling the first perfect season in school history, Utah sailed to Hawaii to play a quasi-bowl game against Hawaii. Knute Rockne served as a referee for the game, which Utah won 17–7. Thornton Morris was the team captain.
The 1926 Oklahoma A&M Cowboys football team represented Oklahoma A&M College in the 1926 college football season. This was the 26th year of football at A&M and the fifth under John Maulbetsch. The Cowboys played their home games at Lewis Field in Stillwater, Oklahoma. They finished the season 3–4–1, 3–0–
The 1926 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1926 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with a 4–4 record under ninth-year head coach Tad Jones.
The 1926 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1926 college football season. The team finished with a 5–1–1 record under 13th-year head coach Bill Roper. The Tigers' sole loss of the season was to Navy by a 27–13 score. No Princeton players were selected as first-team honorees on the 1926 College Football All-America Team.
The 1926 Michigan State Spartans football team represented Michigan State College in the 1926 college football season. In their fourth year under head coach Ralph H. Young, the Spartans compiled a 3–4–1 record and were outscored by their opponents 171 to 97.
The 1926 Auburn Tigers football team represented Auburn University in the 1926 college football season. The Tigers' were led by head coach Dave Morey in his second season and finished the season with a record of five wins and four losses.
The 1926 Lafayette Leopards football team was an American football team that represented Lafayette College as an independent during the 1926 college football season. In its third season under head coach Herb McCracken, Lafayette compiled a 9–0 record and shut out five of nine opponents. Halfback Frank Kirkleski was the team captain.
The 1926 VPI Gobblers football team represented Virginia Polytechnic Institute in the 1926 college football season. The team was led by their head coach Andy Gustafson and finished with a record of five wins, three losses and one tie (5–3–1). This was the first season played in Miles Stadium.
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