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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1882 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1882, team photograph

Summary:

This team was had no coach; students alone were responsible for the existence of the team and for all fundraising, scheduling, training and strategies on the field.

 

Team Members:

  • A.J. Gray, '84 (captain)
  • Llewellyn Barry, '84
  • John C. Bell, '84 Law
  • H.W. Biddle, '85
  • T.B. Bradford, Med.
  • W.S. Harvey, '85 Law
  • W.W. Noble, '85
  • Gus. Remak, Jr., '84 Law
  • Geo. Sergeant, '84
  • S.L. Shober, '85
  • Paul Thompson, '85

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Oct. 14Crescent 5 goals, 7 touchdowns3 safetiesWin
Oct. 28Princeton 09 goals, 3 touchdownsLoss
Nov. 4Rutgers 1 touchdown3 touchdowns, 1 safetyLoss
Nov. 11Princeton 010 goals, 4 touchdownsLoss
Nov. 18Rutgers 2 touchdowns1 goal, 2 touchdowns, 1 safetyLoss
Nov. 25Lafayette 1 goal, 3 touchdowns2 safetiesWin