1925 Football Team

Overall Record: 7-1 Conference Record: 5-1
Conference Finish: 1st place
Coach: Fielding Yost
Captain: Robert Brown
All-Americans: Robert Brown , Thomas Edwards , Harry Hawkins , Benny Friedman , Bennie G. Oosterbaan
All-Conference: Bennie Oosterbaan, Thomas Edwards, Benny Friedman, Harry Hawkins, Bob Brown
Meyer Morton Award: Ray Baer
Trainer: Charles Hoyt
Assistant coaches: Elton Wieman, Jack Blott, Harry Kipke, Franklin Cappon, Ray Fisher, Edwin Mather
Manager: Glenn Donaldson, Roswell Burrows (ass't), Carlos D. Kelly (ass't), James K. Boyer (ass't), John S. Denton (ass't)

OpponentDateSiteResult Attend.
Michigan State 10/03 H W 39-0 30,000
Indiana 10/10 H W 63-0 36,000
Wisconsin 10/17 A W 21-0 44,000
Illinois 10/24 A W 3-0 67,000
Navy 10/31 H W 54-0 47,000
Northwestern 11/07 1 L 2-3 40,000
Ohio State 11/14 H W 10-0 47,000
Minnesota (HC) 11/21 H W 35-0 47,000
Total Points227-3358,000
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1 - Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

Starting Lineups                  
PositionPlayer
left end Bennie Oosterbaan (7)
Charles Grube
left tackle Dick Babcock (3)
Harry Hawkins (3)
Thomas Edwards (2)
left guard John Lovette (6)
Ray Baer
Norman Gabel
center Robert Brown (7)
Carl Thisted
right guard Thomas Edwards (3)
Syd Dewey (2)
John Lovette (2)
Ray Baer
right tackle Harry Hawkins (5)
Dick Babcock (2)
James Oade
right end William Flora (8)
quarterback Benny Friedman (8)
fullback John Molenda (8)
left halfback Louis Gilbert (6)
Frederic Fuller
Bruce Gregory
right halfback Bruce Gregory (5)
Louis Gilbert
Wally Weber
William Herrnstein

View full 1925 roster (from all-time roster database, includes non-lettermen and freshmen)


1925 Team Photo
1925 team photo
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[Note: photo includes only varsity letter winners]

Back Row
manager Glenn Donaldson, Wally Weber, Sam Babcock, Norman Gabel, Carl Stamman, James Oade, ass't coach Elton Wieman, Trainer Charles Hoyt
Third Row
William Flora, Bruce Gregory, Carl Thisted, R. George Babcock, Syd Dewey, John Molenda, Frederic Fuller, Charles Grube, Bennie Oosterbaan
Second Row
Harry Hawkins, John Lovette, Benny Friedman, Coach Fielding Yost, Captain Robert Brown, Ray Baer, Tom Edwards
Front Row
Bill Puckelwartz, James R. Miller, Fred Parker, Louis Gilbert, William Herrnstein

1925 Full Squad Photo
1925 team photo
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