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1937 Pittsburgh Panthers football
PittPanthers.png
National Champions
Eastern Champions
Conference Independent
Ranking
AP #1
1937 record 9-0-1
Head coach Jock Sutherland

Home stadium

Pitt Stadium
Seasons
« 1936 1938 »

The 1937 Pittsburgh Panthers football team represented the University of Pittsburgh in the 1937 college football season. The Panthers were crowned National Champions. Pitt was also awarded the Lambert-Meadowlands Trophy as the champion of the East. Pitt declined an invitation to the Rose Bowl at the end of the season.

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Schedule

  • In the Backyard Brawl, Pittsburgh defeated West Virginia by a score of 20-0.
Game Date Opponent Result Panthers points Opponents Record
1 Sept. 24 Ohio Wesleyan Win 59 0 1-0-0
2 Oct. 2 @ West Virginia Win 20 0 2-0-0
3 Oct. 9 Duquesne Win 6 0 3-0-0
4 Oct. 16 @ Fordham Tie 0 0 3-0-1
5 Oct. 23 Wisconsin Win 21 0 4-0-1
6 Oct. 30 Carnegie Tech Win 25 14 5-0-1
7 Nov. 6 @ Notre Dame Win 21 6 6-0-1
8 Nov. 13 #11 Nebraska Win 13 7 7-0-1
9 Nov. 20 Penn State Win 28 7 8-0-1
10 Nov. 27 @ Duke Win 10 0 9-0-1

[1]

Team Players drafted into in the NFL

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Frank Patrick Back 3 20 Chicago Cardinals
Tony Matisi Tackle 4 29 Pittsburgh Steelers
Frank Souchak End 6 48 New York Giants
John Michelosen Back 12 102 Philadelphia Eagles

[2]

The 1937 undefeated National Championship Pitt team. Members included in the picture are:
Horton, Yocos, Kapurka, Soroka, Shea, Fleming, Herlinger, Shord, Stapulis, Goodell, Cassiano, Dalle Tezze, Goldberg
Barr, Kish, Daddio, Urban, Curry, Peace, Schmidt, Raskowski, Morrow, Klein, C. Cambal, Richards, Patrick, Shaw, Grossman
Musulin, Walton, Michelosen, Adams, Lezouski, Stebbins, Asavitch, Merkovsky, Hensley, Souchak, Delich, Miller, Etze, Sutherland
Petro, Farkas, J. Cambal, Corace, Chickerneo, Naric, Holt, Spotovich, Hafer, Dannies, Fullerton, Berger, Jackman, Kristufek, Dickinson


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