1916 Football Team

Overall Record: 7-2
Conference Finish: [not in conference]
Coach: Fielding Yost
Captain: John E. Maulbetsch
Trainer: Harry Tuthill
Assistant coaches: Prentiss Douglass, Miller Pontius
Manager: John C. Robbins

OpponentDateSiteResult Attend.
Marietta 10/04 H W 38-0 -
Case 10/07 H W 19-3 -
Carroll 10/11 H W 54-0 -
Mount Union 10/14 H W 26-0 -
Michigan Agr. 10/21 H W 9-0 22,000
Syracuse 10/28 H W 14-13 -
Washington Univ. 11/04 H W 66-7 -
Cornell 11/11 A L 20-23 6,000
Pennsylvania (HC) 11/18 H L 7-10 25,584
Total Points253-56

Starting Lineups                  
PositionPlayer
left end Maurice Dunne (9)
left tackle Elton Wieman (7)
Jim Whalen (2)
left guard Alan Boyd (5)
Fred Rehor (2)
Clifford Gracey (2)
center Walter Niemann (9)
right guard Fred Rehor (6)
Roland Dunn (2)
John Goodsell
right tackle Dick Weske (9)
right end Willard Peach (9)
quarterback Cliff Sparks (7)
Harold Zeiger (2)
fullback Cedric Smith (7)
Philip Raymond
Joseph Hanish
left halfback John Maulbetsch (9)
right halfback Philip Raymond (5)
James Sharpe
Donald U. Bathrick
N.J. Brazell
Harold Zeiger

View full 1916 roster (from all-time roster database, includes non-lettermen and freshmen)


1916 Team Photo
1965 team photo
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[Note: photo includes only varsity letter winners]

Back Row
Trainer Harry Tuthill, Alan Boyd, Dick Weske, Director Philip Bartelme, Elton Wieman, Albert Martens, manager John Robbins
Middle Row
Willard Peach, Harold Zeiger, Maurice Dunne, captain John Maulbetsch, Walter Niemann, Fred Rehor, Clifford Gracey
Front Row
Philip Raymond, Cliff Sparks, Cedric Smith

view full sqaud photo (from half-tone in 116 Penn game program)

view full squad photo, posed in front of "club house"