1896 Chicago Maroons football team

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1896 Chicago Maroons football
Conference Western Conference
1896 record 15–2–1 (3–2 Western)
Head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg (5th season)
Captain Charles Foster Roby
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin $ 2 0 1     7 1 1
Michigan 2 1 0     9 1 0
Northwestern 2 1 1     6 1 2
Chicago 3 2 0     15 2 1
Minnesota 1 2 0     8 2 0
Illinois 0 2 1     4 2 1
Purdue 0 2 1     4 2 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1896 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1896 Western Conference football season. In their fifth season under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Maroons compiled a 15–2–1 record, finished in fourth place in the Western Conference with a 3–2 record against conference opponents, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 368 to 82.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 12 Englewood HS * W 24–0
September 17 Hyde Park HS *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 24–0
September 19 Wheaton High *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 47–0
September 23 Englewood High *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 12–0
September 26 Eureka *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 46–0
October 3 Monmouth *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 43–0
October 5 Chicago Alumni *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 5–0
October 7 Hahnemann Medical *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 34–0
October 10 Iowa *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 6–0
October 14 at Notre Dame * W 18–0
October 17 Oberlin *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 30–0
October 21 Armour *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 36–0
October 24 Northwestern
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 6–46
October 31 Illinois
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 12–0
November 7 at Wisconsin L 0–24
November 10 Lake Forest *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
T 0–0
November 14 at Northwestern W 18–6
November 26 Michigan (rivalry)
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 7–6
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1896 Chicago Maroons Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "University of Chicago Football Media Guide". University of Chicago. 2016. p. 22. Retrieved November 10, 2016.