1928 Pittsburgh Panthers football team

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1928 Pittsburgh Panthers football
Pitt Panthers wordmark.svg
ConferenceIndependent
1928 record6–2–1
Head coachJock Sutherland (5th season)
Offensive schemeSingle wing
Home stadiumPitt Stadium
Seasons
← 1927
1929 →
1928 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Carnegie Tech         7 1 0
Army         8 2 0
Drexel         8 2 0
Pittsburgh         6 2 1
Navy         5 3 1
Notre Dame         5 4 0
Texas Mines         3 4 1
Penn State         3 5 1
Delaware         2 6 0

The 1928 Pittsburgh Panthers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Pittsburgh as an independent during the 1928 college football season. In its fifth season under head coach Jock Sutherland, the team compiled a 6–2–1 record, shut out seven of its nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 177 to 15.[1][2] The team played its eight home games at Pitt Stadium in Pittsburgh.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29ThielW 20–0
October 6Bethany (WV)
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 53–0
October 13West Virginia
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry)
L 6–9
October 20Allegheny
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 29–0
October 27Carnegie Tech
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
L 0–6
November 3Syracuse
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 18–0
November 10Washington & Jefferson
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA
W 25–0
November 17at NebraskaT 0–025,000
November 29Penn State
  • Pitt Stadium
  • Pittsburgh, PA (rivalry)
W 26–0[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Record Book Pitt Football 2005" (PDF). University of Pittsburgh. 2005. p. 164. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  2. ^ "1928 Pitt Panthers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 28, 2019.
  3. ^ "Pitt Hands State 26 to 0 Lacing In Turkey Day Clash". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. November 30, 1928. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.