1898 Kentucky State College Blue and White football team

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1898 Kentucky State College Blue and White football
State champion
Conference Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1898 record 7–0 (0–0 SIAA)
Head coach W. R. Bass (1st season)
Seasons
← 1897
1899 →
1898 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Sewanee $ 3 0 0     4 0 0
Auburn 2 0 0     2 1 0
LSU 1 0 0     1 0 0
Georgia 3 1 0     4 2 0
Clemson 1 1 0     3 1 0
Tulane 1 1 0     1 1 0
Kentucky State 0 0 0     7 0 0
Vanderbilt 1 2 0     1 5 0
Texas 0 1 0     5 1 0
Ole Miss 0 1 0     1 1 0
Nashville 0 2 0     0 2 0
Georgia Tech 0 3 0     0 3 0
Cumberland 0 0 0     0 0 0
SW Presbyterian 0 0 0     0 0 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1898 Kentucky State College Blue and White football team represented Kentucky State College—now known as the University of Kentucky—during the 1898 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The team, known as "the Immortals,"[1] was undefeated, untied, and unscored upon, posted a 7–0 record and outscored its opponents 181 to 0.[2][3][4] The Centre game was stopped by rain after fifteen minutes of play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 1 Kentucky University* Lexington, KY (Rivalry) W 18–0  
October 8 at Georgetown (KY)* Georgetown, KY W 28–0  
October 15 Co. H. of 8th Massachusetts* Lexington, KY W 59–0  
October 29 at Louisville A. C.* Louisville, KY W 17–0  
November 5 Centre* Lexington, KY (Rivalry) W 6–0  
November 8 160th Indiana* Lexington, KY W 17–0  
November 19 New Castle A. C.* Lexington, KY W 36–0  
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Toby Barnhart. Southern Fried Football. p. 113. 
  2. ^ Hambleton Tapp. Kentucky:Decades of Discord. p. 113. 
  3. ^ William Ellis. A History of Education in Kentucky. p. 35. 
  4. ^ Carl B. Cone. The University of Kentucky: A Pictorial History. p. 32. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2015-08-09.