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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1899 University Team

Photograph of members of 1899 Penn varsity football team

Summary:

George Woodruff, LL.B. 1895, continued as coach.

 

Team Members:

  • T.T. Hare, guardsback (captain)
  • Walter Coombs, end
  • John Gardiner, halfback
  • A.R. Kennedy, quarterback
  • J.C. McCracken, fullback
  • J. Outland, end
  • P.D. Overfield, center
  • Wilson Potter, halfback
  • J.B. Snover, tackle
  • John Teas, guardsback
  • C.E. Wallace, tackle

Substitutes:

  • E.P. Barnard
  • J. de Silver
  • W. Gardiner
  • John McCloskey
  • J.M. Ruegenberg
  • L. Smith
  • Oscar Zimmerman
DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Sept. 28F. & M.Franklin Field480Win
Oct. 1LehighFranklin Field200Win
Oct. 5BucknellFranklin Field4710 Win
Oct. 8BrownProvidence66Tie
Oct. 12VirginiaFranklin Field336Win
Oct. 15CarlisleFranklin Field516 Loss
Oct. 19WesleyanFranklin Field176Win
Oct. 22LafayetteFranklin Field06Loss
Oct. 29ChicagoChicago55Tie
Nov. 4HarvardFranklin Field016Loss
Nov. 11MichiganFranklin Field1110Win
Nov. 18Penn StateFranklin Field470Win
Nov. 30CornellFranklin Field290Win