1898 Drake Bulldogs football team

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1898 Drake Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1898 record 4–2
Head coach A. B. Potter (2nd season)
Home stadium Haskins Field
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The 1898 Drake Bulldogs football team represented Drake University during the 1898 college football season. It was the sixth year for the football program. The season ended with a 4–2 record, Drake's first winning season. The Bulldogs concluded the season with a 6–5 win Nebraska, crowning them as the best team in the west for 1898.


Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 24 1:00 p.m. Grinell Grinell StadiumGrinell, IA L 10–12    
October 8 1:00 p.m. Monmouth Haskins FieldDes Moines, IA W 34–0    
October 15 1:00 p.m. Iowa Iowa FieldIowa City, IA W 18–5    
October 29 1:00 p.m. Iowa State State FieldAmes, IA L 16–17    
November 5 1:00 p.m. Grinell Haskins Field • Des Moines, IA W 18–16    
November 12 1:00 p.m. Nebraska Antelope FieldLincoln, NE W 6–5    
All times are in Central Time Zone.