1890 college football season
|1890 college football season|
1890 Harvard team
|Total # of teams||18|
|Number of bowls||0|
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. On November 27, college football was first played in the state of Tennessee when the Vanderbilt Commodores defeated Nashville (Peabody) 40–0.
Conference and program changes
|School||1889 Conference||1890 Conference|
|Earlham Hustlin' Quakers||Independent||IIAA|
|Indiana State Normal Sycamores||Independent||IIAA|
|Kansas Jayhawks||Program Established||Independent|
|Nebraska Old Gold Knights||Program Established||Independent|
|Rose Polytechnic Engineers||Independent||IIAA|
|Vanderbilt football||Program Established||Independent|
|Wabash Little Giants||Independent||IIAA|
- Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.
- Evans, Harold (August 1940). "College Football in Kansas". Kansas Historical Quarterly. pp. 285–311. Retrieved September 11, 2012.
- John Majors. "College Football". Tennessee Historical Society. Retrieved 2006-11-29.
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