Penn History

This exhibit was created in April 2006 by Nicholas Gutowski, College Class of 2009

Summary

Football team, 1880

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

  • Geo. C. Thayer, ’81 (captain)
  • J.F. Bailey, ’81
  • C.E. Biddle, ’85
  • W.H. Drayton, Jr., ’81
  • J.G. Hunter, ’84
  • T.G. Hunter, ’82
  • S. Jamison, ’81
  • P.W. Miller, Law ’82
  • Gus Remak, Jr. ’84
  • W.H. Stewart, Medical ’82
  • J.B. Thayer, ’82

Substitutes:

  • F.C. Perot, ’82

Date Opponent Location Score Outcome
Penn Opponent
Oct. 23 Crescent   5 goals, 6 touchdowns 0 goals, 1 touchdowns Win
Oct. 30 Princeton   0 1 touchdown Loss
Nov. 6 Stevens Institute   3 goals, 5 touchdowns 0 Win
Nov. 17 Yale   0 8 goals, 1 touchdown Loss