1895 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1895 Indiana Hoosiers football
Conference Independent
1895 record 4–3–1
Head coach Robert Wrenn, Dana Osgood
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The 1895 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1895 college football season. Prior to 1895, Indiana had fielded a football team in seven seasons and had yet to win an intercollegiate football games. For the 1895 season, Indiana hired former Harvard quarterback and national tennis champion Robert Wrenn to coach its football team. Under Wrenn's leadership, the Indiana football team compiled a 4–3–1 record, including the university's first intercollegiate football victories over Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (8-4) and Wabash (12–10).[1][2]


Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
1895 Louisville Athletic Club (KY)* W 36–0   -
1895 Noblesville Athletic Club (IN)* W 30–0   -
October 24 Indianapolis Light Artillery (IN)* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN L 8–16   -
November 4 at DePauw* Greencastle, IN L 0–14   -
November 11 DePauw* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN T 12–12   -
1895 Rose Polytechnic* W 8–4   -
November 16 at Butler* Indianapolis, IN L 2–34   -
1895 Wabash* W 12–10   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.


  1. ^ "Indiana Yearly Results (1895–1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "The "I" Men of Indiana – A Review of Our Athletic History". Indiana University Alumni Quarterly. October 1914. p. 416.