1903 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1903 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1903.jpg
Conference Independent
1903 record 5–3
Head coach Daniel A. Reed (1st season)
Home stadium Beaver Field
← 1902
1904 →

The 1903 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1903 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Daniel A. Reed 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 19 Dickinson Seminary Beaver Field • State College, PA W 60–0  
October 3 Allegheny Beaver Field • State College, PA W 24–5  
October 10 at Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA L 0–39  
October 17 at Yale New Haven, CT L 0–27  
October 24 at Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA (Rivalry) W 59–0  
October 31 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD W 17–0  
November 14 vs. Dickinson Williamsport, PA L 0–6  
November 26 vs. Washington & Jefferson Pittsburgh, PA W 22–0  
*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.