1896 Boston College Eagles football team

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1896 Boston College Eagles football
Conference Independent
1896 record 5–3
Head coach Frank Carney (1st season)
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The 1896 Boston College Eagles football team represented Boston College during the 1896 college football season. The 8 to 6 win over Holy Cross is disputed.[1]


Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
October 3 at Campello* Brockton Fairgrounds • L 0–24    
October 7 at Exeter Academy* W 8–0    
October 10 Andover Academy* W 14–6    
October 14 at Tufts* Tufts Oval • Somerville, MA L 8–22    
October 24 at Whitman Athletic Club* L 0–4    
November 8 at Holy Cross* Worcester College Grounds • Worcester, MA (Rivalry) W 6–2    
November 14 Holy Cross* South End GroundsBoston, MA (Rivalry) W 8–6    
November 28 Boston University* South End Grounds • Boston, MA (Rivalry) W 10–0    
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.