1893 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1893 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1893.jpg
1893 record4–1
Head coachGeorge Hoskins (2nd season)
Home stadiumBeaver Field
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The 1893 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1893 college football season.[1] The team was coached by George Hoskins. It was first team to play on Beaver Field, Penn State football's first permanent home.

Despite the article title, the school did not adopt the Nittany Lion as its mascot until 1907.


Date Opponent Site Result
October 14 at Virginia Madison Hall Field • Charlottesville, VA W 6–0  
October 25 at Penn Philadelphia, PA L 6–18  
November 6 Pittsburgh Beaver Field • State College, PA (Rivalry) W 32–0  
November 11 at Bucknell Lewisburg, PA W 36–18  
November 30 at Pittsburgh Athletic Club Pittsburgh, PA W 12–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 9, 2015.