1897 Rutgers Queensmen football team

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1897 Rutgers Queensmen football
1897 Rutgers Scarlet Knights football team.png
Conference Independent
1897 record 2–7
Head coach John C. B. Pendleton (2nd season)
Captain F. K. W. Drury
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The 1897 Rutgers Queensmen football team was an American football team that represented Rutgers University during the 1897 college football season. The 1897 Rutgers team compiled a 2–7 record and was outscored by opponents by a combined total of 128 to 38.[1] John C. B. Pendleton was the team's coach, and F. K. W. Drury was the team captain.


  • Decker, right tackle
  • F. K. W. Drury, quarterback and captain
  • Guthrie, fullback
  • McMahon, left guard
  • Oram, right halfback
  • Patterson, right guard
  • Pettit, right end
  • Rapalje, left end
  • Ryno, left halfback
  • Van Winkle, left tackle
  • Woodruff, center


  1. ^ "Rutgers Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved December 12, 2015.