1900 Colgate football team

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1900 Colgate football
Conference Independent
1900 record 2–8
Head coach Joseph A. Short (1st season)
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The 1900 Colgate football team represented Colgate University in the 1900 college football season. Colgate reports the record for the season as 3-7, however, a reporting error in early record keeping mistakenly tracked a loss to Colgate Academy as a win.[1][2][3]


Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 22 Colgate Academy* Hamilton, NY W 6–0[4]  
September 24 at Union* Schenectady, NY L 0–12[5]  
September 26 at Cornell* Ithaca, NY L 0–16[6]  
October 6 Cortland Normal School* Hamilton, NY L 6–11[7]  
October 12 Colgate Academy* Hamilton, NY L 0–6[2][3]  
October 13 Hobart* Hamilton, NY W 18–0[8]  
October 20 at RPI* Troy, NY L 0–11[9]  
October 27 vs. Hamilton* Clinton, NY L 0–11[10]  
November 3 at Rochester* Rochester, NY L 5–11[11]  
November 10 Union* Hamilton, NY L 0–10[12]  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.