1896 Kentucky State College Blue and White football team

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1896 Kentucky State College Blue and White football
ConferenceSouthern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
1896 record3–6 (1–1 SIAA)
Head coachDudley Short (1st season)
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 SIAA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
LSU + 3 0 0     6 0 0
Georgia + 2 0 0     4 0 0
Vanderbilt 3 0 2     3 2 2
Auburn 3 1 0     3 1 0
Georgia Tech 1 1 1     1 1 1
Texas 1 1 0     4 2 1
Alabama 1 1 0     2 1 0
Kentucky State 1 1 0     3 6 0
Sewanee 3 3 0     3 3 0
Tulane 1 2 0     3 2 0
SW Presbyterian 0 1 0     0 1 0
Nashville 0 1 1     0 1 1
Mercer 0 2 1     0 2 1
Central (KY) 0 2 1     0 3 1
Mississippi A&M 0 2 0     0 4 0
Cumberland            
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1896 Kentucky State College Blue and White football team represented Kentucky State College—now known as the University of Kentucky—during the 1896 college football season.[1] It was the school's first season as a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA).

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 3Lexington ACL 0–10
October 10 Vanderbilt Nashville, TNL 0–6[2]
October 17Cattlesburg ACL 4–6
October 24 Kentucky UniversityLexington, KY W 36–6[3]
October 31CentreL 0–32
November 7Central (KY)W 62–0
November 14CentreL 0–44
November 21Georgetown (KY)W 16–0
November 27Louisville ACL 4–30

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-12-10. Retrieved 2016-09-07.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Games in Tennessee". The Times-Democrat. Louisiana, New Orleans. October 11, 1896. p. 12. Retrieved November 17, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ "The Accidents Begin". The Courier-Journal. Kentucky, Louisville. October 25, 1896. p. 9. Retrieved November 17, 2016 – via Newspapers.com. open access