1900 Kansas Jayhawks football team

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1900 Kansas Jayhawks football
Conference Independent
1900 record 2–5–2
Head coach L. W. Boynton (1st season)
Captain Charles Wilcox
Home stadium McCook Field
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The 1900 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas as an independent during the 1900 college football season. In August 1900, Lawrence W. Boynton, a recent graduate of Cornell, accepted an offer to serve as the Kansas football coach.[1] In their only season under Boynton, the Jayhawks compiled a 2–5–2 record and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 118 to 75.[2] The Jayhawks played their home games at McCook Field in Lawrence, Kansas. Charles Wilcox was the team captain.[2]


  1. ^ "K. U. Football Coach: Manager Davis Engages L. W. Boynton of Cornell". The Topeka Daily Capital. August 22, 1900. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  2. ^ a b 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 179.