1929 NYU Violets football team

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1929 NYU Violets football
ConferenceIndependent
Record7–3
Head coach
Home stadium Ohio Field
Polo Grounds
Yankee Stadium
Seasons
  1928
1930  
1929 Eastern college football independents records
ConfOverall
TeamW L TW L T
No. 3 Pittsburgh   9 1 0
Colgate   8 1 0
Fordham   7 0 2
Bucknell   8 2 0
No. 11 Penn   7 2 0
Boston College   7 2 1
Villanova   7 2 1
Cornell   6 2 0
Tufts   5 1 2
Harvard   5 2 1
Yale   5 2 1
NYU   7 3 0
Franklin & Marshall   6 3 0
Penn State   6 3 0
Syracuse   6 3 0
Washington & Jefferson   5 2 2
Drexel   6 3 1
Temple   6 3 1
Carnegie Tech   5 3 1
Army   6 4 1
Providence   3 3 2
Brown   5 5 0
Columbia   4 5 0
CCNY   2 4 2
Princeton   2 4 1
Boston University   3 6 0
Vermont   2 7 0
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1929 NYU Violets football team was an American football team that represented New York University as an independent during the 1929 college football season. In their fifth year under head coach Chick Meehan, the team compiled a 7–3 record. [1] Prior to the start of the season, halfback Edwin "Dutch" Hill accidentally shot and killed himself when he took a police officer's gun away from him as a practical joke. [2] [3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 Vermont W 77–015,000 [4]
October 5 West Virginia Wesleyan W 26–035,000 [5]
October 12at Fordham
  • Polo Grounds
  • New York, NY
L 0–2657,000 [6]
October 19 Penn State
W 7–035,000 [7]
October 26 Butler
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
W 13–625,000 [8]
November 2 Georgetown
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
L 0–1450,000 [9]
November 9 Georgia
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
W 27–1942,000 [10]
November 16 Missouri
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
W 14–040,000 [11]
November 23 Rutgers
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
W 20–715,000 [12]
November 28 Carnegie Tech
  • Yankee Stadium
  • Bronx, NY
L 0–2055,000 [13]

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References

  1. "1929 NYU Violets Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved June 20, 2021.
  2. "Hill, N.Y.U. Athlete, Shot Dead in Prank". The New York Times. May 8, 1929.
  3. "Hill's Death Casts Gloom Over N.Y.U.". The New York Times. May 9, 1929.
  4. "N.Y.U. displays new aces in 77–0 win over Vermont". Times Union. September 29, 1929. Retrieved June 13, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  5. "N.Y.U. shaken badly at start, wins by 26 to 0". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. October 6, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  6. "Fordham Rams N.Y.U., 26–0". Daily News. October 13, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  7. "Violet bloom but Lion fails to roar". The Philadelphia Inquirer. October 20, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  8. "New York U. 13, Butler 6; Two long runs upset scrappy Bulldog squad". The Indianapolis Star. October 27, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  9. "Georgetown vanquishes N.Y.U." The Brooklyn Daily Eagle. November 3, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  10. "Georgia loses, 19 to 27, in spectacular game". The Atlanta Constitution. November 10, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  11. "Beat Tigers again". The Kansas City Star. November 17, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  12. "N.Y.U. eleven beats Rutgers, 20–7". Daily News. November 24, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.
  13. "Carnegie Tech outclasses N.Y.U. 20 to 0". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. November 29, 1929. Retrieved June 20, 2021 via Newspapers.com.