1891 Trinity Blue and White football team

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1891 Trinity Blue and White football
Conference Independent
1891 record 3–0
Head coach No coach
Captain Tom Daniels
Seasons
← 1890
1892 →
1891 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         13 0 0
Harvard         13 1 0
Princeton         12 1 0
Trinity         3 0 0
Wake Forest         1 0 0
Penn         11 2 0
Illinois         5 1 0
Colgate         4 1 0
Army         4 1 1
Stanford         3 1 0
Vanderbilt         3 1 0
Wisconsin         3 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Cornell         7 3 0
Rutgers         8 6 0
Washington & Jefferson         4 2 0
Virginia         2 1 2
Dartmouth         2 2 1
Washington         1 1 0
Sewanee         1 2 0
USC         1 2 0
Michigan         4 5 0
Ohio State         2 3 0
Colorado         1 4 0
Columbia         1 5 0
California         0 1 0
West Virginia         0 1 0
North Carolina         0 2 0

The 1891 Trinity Blue and White football team represented Trinity College (today known as Duke University) in the 1891 college football season. The team went 3–0 and beat its opponents by a combined score of 122 to 4,[1] the team claimed a Southern championship.[2][3]

The 1891 team was led by senior player and captain Tom Daniels, who later played for Auburn University.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
November 14 at Furman Columbia, SC W 96–0    
November 20 at North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC (Victory Bell) W 6–4    
November 28 vs. Virginia Richmond, VA W 20–0   1,200

References[edit]

  1. ^ Art Chansky (2013-01-05). Duke - Carolina - the Blue Blood Rivalry the Master collection. p. 3. ISBN 9781456611613. 
  2. ^ "Champions of the South regardless of conference affiliation". 
  3. ^ Jim L. Sumner (1990). "John Franklin Crowell, Methodism, and the Football Controversy at Trinity College, 1887-1894" (PDF). Journal of Sport History. 17 (1). 
  4. ^ Tim Pyatt (October 1, 2009). "Retrospective: September-October 2009". Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  5. ^ "November 14, 1891" (PDF). Duke Blue Devils football media guide. 2008. p. 158. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Trinity on Top". The State Chronicle. December 1, 1891. p. 4. Retrieved March 2, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read