Penn State Football Trumps Dickinson, but Not Without Controversy

Thu., Nov. 24, 1892

The Red Devils again traveled to State College to take on the Nittany Lions of Penn State in the final game of the season. Though both parties recognize the game as a Penn State win, Penn State claims a 16-0 win rather than 10-0. Dickinson player Ben Caswell was receiving a punt when a Penn State player took the ball from him and scored a touchdown. According to former head football coach Gilbert Ruprecht, "Caswell 'yelled down,' which means that the play was over from that spot. The touchdown was disallowed but Penn State still claims a 16-0 win rather than the 10-0 it should have been."

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The History of Football at Dickinson College: 1885-1969 by Wilbur J. Gobrecht (1971)