1890 college football season

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The 1890 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Harvard as having been selected national champions.[2]

On November 22, college football was first played in the state of Kansas when the Baker Methodists defeated the Kansas Jayhawks by a score of 22–9.[3] On November 27, college football was first played in the state of Tennessee when the Vanderbilt Commodores defeated Nashville (Peabody) 40–0.[4]

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  1. ^ http://www.jhowell.net/cf/cf1890.htm
  2. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book. Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  3. ^ Evans, Harold (August 1940). "College Football in Kansas". Kansas Historical Quarterly. pp. 285–311. Retrieved September 11, 2012. 
  4. ^ John Majors. "College Football". Tennessee Historical Society. Retrieved 2006–11–29.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)