1896 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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1896 Iowa Hawkeyes football
WIUFA champion
Conference Western Interstate University Football Association
1896 record 7–1–1 (3–0–1 WIUFA)
Head coach Alfred E. Bull (1st season)
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 Western Interstate football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Iowa $ 2 0 1     7 1 1
Kansas 2 1 0     7 3 0
Nebraska 1 1 1     6 3 1
Missouri 0 3 0     7 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1896 Iowa Hawkeyes football team represented the University of Iowa during the 1896 college football season. It was the first Hawkeye football team to win a conference championship. The Hawkeyes went undefeated against the likes of Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska and had only one loss, to Chicago. In fact, the team allowed only 12 points the entire season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 3 Drake* Iowa FieldIowa City, IA W 32–0  
October 10 at Chicago* Marshall FieldChicago, IL L 0–6  
October 26 Kansas Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA W 6–0  
November 4 Wilton* Iowa Field • Iowa City, IA W 27–0  
November 9 at Missouri Rollins FieldColumbia, MO W 12–0  
November 14 at Iowa College* Grinnell, IA W 15–6  
November 21 at Des Moines YMCA* Des Moines, IA W 34–0  
November 26 vs. Nebraska Omaha, NE T 0–0  
November 28 vs. Nebraska Omaha, NE W 6–0  
*Non-conference game.

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