1891 Kansas Jayhawks football team

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1891 Kansas Jayhawks football
Conference Independent
1891 record 7–0–1
Head coach Edwin Mortimer Hopkins (1st season)
Captain John Kenzie
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The 1891 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas as an independent during the 1891 college football season. In their first and only season under English professor and head football coach Edwin Mortimer Hopkins, the Jayhawks compiled a 7–0–1 record and outscored opponents by a combined total of 160 to 54. The season included the first football games played against both Iowa and Missouri. John Kenzie was the team captain.[1]


  1. ^ "2017 Kansas Football Media Guide". Kansas University. p. 179.