1896 California Golden Bears football team

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1896 California Golden Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1896 record6–2–2
Head coachFrank Butterworth (2nd season)
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia         7 2 2
California         6 2 2
Washington Agricultural         2 0 1
Oregon         2 1 0
Utah         3 2 0
Notre Dame         4 3 0
Clemson         2 1 0
Texas A&M         2 0 1
Stanford         2 1 1
Washington         2 3 0
Michigan Agricultural         1 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         1 2 0
North Carolina         3 4 1
USC         0 3 0
Indiana State Normal         0 1 0

The 1896 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1896 college football season. The team competed as an independent under head coach Frank Butterworth and compiled a record of 6–2–2.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 3vs. Reliance Athletic Club*L 2–12
October 6vs. Olympic Club*
  • Central Park
  • San Francisco, CA
T 0–0
October 10vs. Reliance Athletic Club*
  • Central Park
  • San Francisco, CA
T 0–0
October 17vs. Olympic Club*
  • Central Park
  • San Francisco, CA
W 24–8
November 3vs. Reliance Athletic Club*
  • Central Park
  • San Francisco, CA
W 16–10
November 26vs. Stanford*
L 0–2015,000
December 25at Los Angeles Athletic Club*Los Angeles, CAW 14–0
December 29at Redlands High*
W 32–0
December 31at San Diego High*
W 52–0
January 1, 1897at Whittier*Whittier, CAW 10–0
  • *Non-conference game

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2015 Media Guide" (PDF). CalBears.com. Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 160. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 26, 2016. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  2. ^ 2015 Football Information Guide (PDF). Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 1962. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-26.
  3. ^ Sheehan, Jack; Honig, Louis (1900). The Games of California and Stanford. San Francisco: Commercial Publishing Company. p. 5.
  4. ^ Migdol, Gary (1997). Stanford: Home of Champions. Champaign, IL: Sports Publishing. p. 33. ISBN 1-57167-116-1. Retrieved 22 February 2018.