1896 Syracuse Orangemen football team

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1896 Syracuse Orangemen football
Conference Independent
1896 record 5–3–2
Head coach George O. Redington (2nd season)
Captain Robert Adams
Home stadium none
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The 1896 Syracuse Orangemen football team represented Syracuse University during the 1896 college football season. The head coach was George O. Redington, coaching his second season with the Orangemen. The team finished the season with a final record of 5–3–2.


Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
Syracuse HS Syracuse, NY W 24–0    
October 3 at Cornell Ithaca, NY L 0–22    
October 10 Elmira Athletic Assoc. Syracuse, NY W 20–6    
October 17 Williams Syracuse, NY L 6–24    
October 24 at Colgate Hamilton, NY (Rivalry) L 0–6    
October 27 Rochester Syracuse, NY W 62–4    
October 31 Syracuse Athletic Assoc. Syracuse, NY W 26–0    
November 7 at Buffalo Buffalo Baseball ParkBuffalo, NY T 6–6    
November 14 St. John's Military Acad. Syracuse, NY W 40–0    
November 26 at Clyde Athletic Assoc. T 10–10    



  1. ^ "2016 Syracuse Football Media Guide" (PDF). Syracuse University. Retrieved July 4, 2017.