1900 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1900 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1900.jpg
Conference Independent
1900 record 4–6–1
Head coach Pop Golden (1st season)
Home stadium Beaver Field
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The 1900 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1900 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Pop Golden and played its home games in 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 23 Susquehanna Beaver Field • University Park, PA W 17–0  
September 30 vs. Pittsburgh Bellefonte, PA (Rivalry) W 12–0  
October 6 at Army The PlainWest Point, NY T 0–0  
October 10 at Princeton Princeton, NJ L 0–26  
October 17 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 5–17  
October 20 at Dickinson Carlisle, PA L 0–18  
October 27 Duquesne Athletic Club Pittsburgh, PA L 0–29  
November 3 vs. Bucknell Williamsport, PA W 6–0  
November 10 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD L 0–44  
November 17 Gettysburg Beaver Field • University Park, PA W 44–0  
November 29 at Buffalo Buffalo, NY L 0–10  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1900-1904)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 10, 2015.