1885 Cincinnati Bearcats football team

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1885 Cincinnati Bearcats football
Conference Independent
1885 record 1–0–1
Head coach No coach
Captain Arch Carson
Home stadium Union Ball Park
1886 →

The 1885 Cincinnati football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the first season played under the school name; in its inaugural season the team played the Mount Auburn Athletic Club team with the games three weeks apart.[1]


Date Opponent Site Result
October 23 Mount Auburn Athletic Club Union Ball ParkCincinnati, OH T 0–0  
November 14 Mount Auburn Athletic Club Union Ball Park • Cincinnati, OH W 26–6  


  1. ^ Katzowitz, Josh (2009). Bearcats rising : rags to Division I riches : how a gridiron minority bludgeons its way into the big time. Wilmington, Ohio: Orange Frazer Press. p. 58. ISBN 9781933197654.