1894 college football season

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The 1894 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Penn, Princeton, and Yale as having been selected joint national champions.[1] On November 29, college football was first played in the state of Florida by Stetson University.[2]

Conference and program changes[edit]

Conference changes[edit]

Membership changes[edit]

School 1893 Conference 1894 Conference
Arkansas Cardinals Program Established Independent
Buffalo football Program Established Independent
Idaho football Program Established Independent
Johns Hopkins Blue Jays Independent MIFA
Maryland Agricultural Terrapins Independent MIFA
Oregon Webfoots Program Established Independent
Texas A&M Aggies Program Established Independent

Conference standings[edit]

The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings:

1894 CFA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Colorado $ 5 0 0     8 1 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1894 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         16 0 0
Penn         12 0 0
USC         1 0 0
Michigan         9 1 1
Vanderbilt         7 1 0
Harvard         11 2 0
Georgia         5 1 0
Princeton         8 2 0
Virginia         8 2 0
Chicago         14 7 1
Brown         10 5 0
Notre Dame         3 1 1
Alabama         3 1 0
Minnesota         3 1 0
Wisconsin         5 2 0
Beloit         6 3 0
North Carolina         6 3 0
Stanford         6 3 0
LSU         2 1 0
Oregon Agricultural         2 1 0
Cornell         6 4 1
Army         3 2 0
Amherst         7 5 0
Illinois         4 3 0
Maryland         4 3 0
Trinity (CT)         4 3 0
Dartmouth         5 4 0
Tufts         6 5 0
Washington Agricultural         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 1
California         0 1 2
Oregon         1 2 1
Utah         1 2 0
Lake Forest         3 4 0
Sewanee         3 4 0
Lafayette         5 6 0
Lehigh         5 9 0
Auburn         1 3 0
Williams         1 3 0
MIT         1 4 0
Northwestern         1 5 0
Georgia Tech         0 3 0
Wesleyan         0 5 0
1894 IIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Purdue $ 4 0 0     9 1 0
  • $ – Conference champion
1894 Western Interstate football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska + 2 1 0     6 2 0
Missouri + 2 1 0     4 3 0
Kansas 1 2 0     2 3 1
Iowa 1 2 0     4 4 1
  • + – Conference co-champions


Minor conferences[edit]

Conference Champion(s) Record
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Albion 3–0–0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  2. ^ "History".