1898 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1898 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1898.jpg
Conference Independent
1898 record 6–4
Head coach Samuel Newton (3rd season)
Home stadium Beaver Field
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The 1898 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1898 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Samuel Newton and played its home games on Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Despite the article title, the school did not adopt the Nittany Lion as its mascot until 1907.


Date Opponent Site Result
September 24 Gettysburg Beaver Field • State College, PA W 47–0  
October 1 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 0–40  
October 8 at Lafayette March Field • Easton, PA W 5–0  
October 15 Susquehanna Beaver Field • State College, PA W 45–6  
October 22 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD L 11–16  
October 26 at Princeton University FieldPrinceton, NJ L 0–5  
October 29 at Duquesne Athletic Club Pittsburgh, PA L 5–18  
November 5 vs. Bucknell Williamsport, PA W 16–0  
November 19 at Washington & Jefferson College Field • Washington, PA W 11–6  
November 25 vs. Dickinson Williamsport, PA W 34–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1895-1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 9, 2015.