1896 Indiana Hoosiers football team

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1896 Indiana Hoosiers football
Conference Independent
1896 record 6–3
Head coach Madison G. Gonterman (1st season)
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →

The 1896 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1896 college football season. In their first season under head coach Madison G. Gonterman, the Hoosiers compiled a 6–3 record and outscored their opponents 186 to 74.[1][2]

Schedle[edit]

Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
October 3 DePauw* Greencastle, IN L 4–22   -
1896 Noblesville Athletic Club (IN)* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN L 6–8   -
1896 Knightstown Athletic Club (IN)* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN W 50–0   -
October 22 at Butler* Indianapolis, IN W 22–6   -
October 31 Cincinnati* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN W 16–0   -
1896 Wabash* Jordan Field • Bloomington, IN W 38–0   -
November 14 at Louisville Athletic Club (KY)* Louisville, KY W 38–24   -
November 21 DePauw* Bloomington, IN W 12–0   -
November 26 at Indianapolis Athletic Club (IN)* Indianapolis, IN L 0–14   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time Zone.

References[edit]

  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.