1894 Penn State Nittany Lions football team

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1894 Penn State Nittany Lions football
Penn State Football 1894.jpg
Conference Independent
1894 record 6–0–1
Head coach George Hoskins (3rd year)
Home stadium Beaver Field
« 1893 1895 »

The 1894 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1894 college football season.[1] The team was coached by George Hoskins 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
October 13 Gettysburg Beaver Field • State College, PA W 60–0  
October 20 Lafayette Beaver Field • State College, PA W 72–0  
November 10 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD T 6–6  
November 17 vs. Bucknell Williamsport, PA W 12–6  
November 23 at Washington & Jefferson College Field • Washington, PA W 6–0  
November 24 at Oberlin Oberlin, OH W 9–6  
November 29 at Pittsburgh Athletic Club Pittsburgh, PA W 14–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.


  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 9, 2015.