1891 West Virginia Mountaineers football team

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1891 West Virginia Mountaineers football
WV football team 1891.jpg
Conference Independent
1891 record 0–1
Head coach Frederick Lincoln Emory (1st season)
Captain Robert F. Bivens
Home stadium Show Lot
Seasons
1893 →
1891 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         13 0 0
Harvard         13 1 0
Princeton         12 1 0
Trinity         3 0 0
Wake Forest         1 0 0
Penn         11 2 0
Illinois         5 1 0
Colgate         4 1 0
Army         4 1 1
Stanford         3 1 0
Vanderbilt         3 1 0
Wisconsin         3 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Cornell         7 3 0
Rutgers         8 6 0
Washington & Jefferson         4 2 0
Virginia         2 1 2
Dartmouth         2 2 1
Washington         1 1 0
Sewanee         1 2 0
USC         1 2 0
Michigan         4 5 0
Colorado         1 4 0
Columbia         1 5 0
California         0 1 0
West Virginia         0 1 0
North Carolina         0 2 0

The 1891 West Virginia Mountaineers football team represented West Virginia University in the 1891 college football season. Led by Frederick Lincoln Emory in his first and only year as the Mountaineers' head coach, this was the first West Virginia Mountaineers football team. They lost the only game they played Washington & Jefferson, 72–0, at the Show Lot in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance
November 28 Washington & Jefferson Show Lot • Morgantown, WV L 0–72   250[1]
  • Reference:[2]

Players[edit]

The inaugural 1891 roster featured fourteen lettermen.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WVU Series Record vs. Washington & Jefferson Presidents". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved March 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ "WVU 1891 Schedule". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved March 20, 2012. 
  3. ^ "WVU 1891 Roster". The West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Retrieved March 20, 2012. 

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