1897 college football season

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The 1897 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Penn and Yale as having been selected national champions.[2]

Conference standings[edit]

The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings:

1897 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin 3 0 0     9 1 0
Chicago 3 1 0     11 1 0
Michigan 2 1 0     6 1 1
Illinois 1 1 0     6 2 0
Purdue 1 2 0     5 3 1
Northwestern 0 2 0     5 3 0
Minnesota 0 3 0     4 4 0
† – Conference champion
1897 Western Interstate football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska 3 0 0     5 1 0
Kansas 2 1 0     8 2 0
Iowa 0 2 0     4 4 0
Missouri 0 2 0     5 6 0
† – Conference champion
1897 Triangular Football League standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Dartmouth 2 0 0     4 3 0
Amherst 0 1 1     2 6 2
Williams 0 1 1     1 7 1
† – Conference champion

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jhowell.net/cf/cf1897.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.