1897 Chicago Maroons football team

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1897 Chicago Maroons football
Conference Western Conference
1897 record 11–1 (3–1 Western)
Head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg (6th season)
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →
1897 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin $ 3 0 0     9 1 0
Chicago 3 1 0     11 1 0
Michigan 2 1 0     6 1 1
Illinois 1 1 0     6 2 0
Purdue 1 2 0     5 3 1
Northwestern 0 2 0     5 3 0
Minnesota 0 3 0     4 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1897 Chicago Maroons football team was an American football team that represented the University of Chicago during the 1897 Western Conference football season. In their sixth season under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, the Maroons compiled an 11–1 record, finished in second place in the Western Conference with a 3–1 record against conference opponents, and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 331 to 68.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 18 Hyde Park HS * W 14–0
September 24 Englewood HS *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 21–0
September 25 Hyde Park High *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 11–0
October 2 Monmouth *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 41–4
October 9 Lake Forest *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 71–0
October 13 Armour *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 24–0
October 16 Beloit *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 39–6
October 23 Northwestern
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 21–6
October 30 at Illinois W 18–12
November 6 Notre Dame *
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 34–5
November 13 Wisconsin
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
L 8–23
November 25 Michigan (rivalry)
  • Marshall Field
  • Chicago
W 21–12
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1897 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.