1928 NYU Violets football team

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1928 NYU Violets football
1928 record8–2
Head coach
Home stadium Ohio Field
Yankee Stadium
1928 Eastern college football independents records
Conf  Overall
TeamW L T  W L T
Boston College     900
Villanova     701
Brown     810
Penn     810
Carnegie Tech     710
Army     820
Drexel     820
NYU     820
Temple     712
Lafayette     612
Princeton     512
Pittsburgh     621
Harvard     521
Tufts     521
Colgate     630
Rutgers     630
Bucknell     523
Columbia     531
Syracuse     441
Yale     440
Cornell     332
Fordham     450
Franklin & Marshall     450
Penn State     351
Lehigh     360

The 1928 NYU Violets football team represented New York University in the 1928 college football season. Ken Strong led the nation in scoring. [1]


September 29 Niagara W 21–0
October 6 West Virginia Wesleyan
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
W 26–7
October 13vs. Fordham W 34–7
October 20at Rutgers
W 48–0
October 27 Colgate
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
W 47–6
November 3 Georgetown
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
L 2–7
November 10 Alfred
  • Ohio Field
  • Bronx, NY
W 71–0
November 17 Missouri
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
W 27–6
November 24at Carnegie Tech W 27–13
November 29 Oregon State
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
L 13–25


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  1. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on February 16, 2016. Retrieved October 19, 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-york-university/1928.html