1889 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1889 Indiana Hoosiers football
Conference Independent
1889 record 0–1–1
Head coach Evans Woollen (1st season)
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The 1889 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1889 college football season. In Indiana's third season of intercollegiate football, Evans Woollen, a 24-year-old Yale University graduate, served as the school's football coach. Indiana played only two games, a 6-6 tie with DePauw University and a 40-2 loss to Wabash College.[1][2]


Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
November 23 at DePauw* Greencastle, IN T 6–6   -
1889 Wabash* L 2–40   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.


  1. ^ "Indiana Yearly Results (1887–1889)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 10, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The "I" Men of Indiana - A Review of Our Athletic History". Indiana University Alumni Quarterly. October 1914. p. 416.