1898 college football season

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The 1898 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Harvard and Princeton as having been selected national champions.[1]

Conference standings[edit]

The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings:

1898 CFA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Colorado Mines $ 2 0 0     8 0 0
Colorado College 1 1 0     5 1 1
Colorado 0 2 0     4 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1898 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Harvard         11 0 0
North Carolina         9 0 0
Drexel         7 0 0
Detroit         5 0 0
Princeton         11 0 1
California         8 0 2
Central         3 0 1
Oklahoma         2 0 0
Penn         12 1 0
Kansas         7 1 0
Navy         7 1 0
USC         5 1 1
Cornell         10 2 0
Syracuse         8 2 1
West Virginia         6 1 0
Yale         9 2 0
Indiana         4 1 2
Oregon         3 1 0
Clemson         3 1 0
Nebraska         8 3 0
Western Penn.         5 2 1
Drake         4 2 0
Notre Dame         4 2 0
Texas A&M         4 2 0
VMI         4 2 0
Utah         2 1 0
Stanford         5 3 1
Brown         6 4 0
Carlisle         6 4 0
Penn State         6 4 0
Michigan Agricultural         4 3 0
Duquesne         5 4 1
Virginia         6 5 0
Iowa State         3 2 0
Montana         3 2 0
Utah         2 1 0
Richmond         3 3 1
Washington         1 1 0
William & Mary         1 1 0
Kansas State         1 1 2
Washington Agricultural         0 0 1
Iowa         3 4 2
Ohio State         3 5 0
Villanova         2 4 1
Indiana State         1 2 0
South Carolina         1 2 0
Oregon Agricultural         1 2 1
Boston College         2 5 1
Colgate         2 5 1
Delaware         2 5 2
Maryland         2 6 1
TCU         1 3 1
Geneva         1 4 1
Missouri         1 4 1
Rutgers         1 6 1
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
1898 Triangular Football League standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Dartmouth $ 2 0 0     5 6 0
Amherst 1 1 0     4 5 1
Williams 0 2 0     3 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1898 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Michigan $ 3 0 0     10 0 0
Chicago 3 1 0     14 2 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     9 1 0
Illinois 1 1 0     4 5 0
Minnesota 1 2 0     4 5 0
Purdue 0 1 0     3 3 0
Northwestern 0 4 0     9 4 1
  • $ – Conference champion

Minor conferences[edit]

Conference Champion(s) Record
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Kalamazoo 5–0–0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.