1896 Storrs Aggies football team

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1896 Storrs Aggies football
1896 record5–3
Home stadiumAthletic Fields
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The 1896 Storrs Aggies football team represented Storrs Agricultural College, now the University of Connecticut, in the 1896 college football season. This was the first year that the school fielded a football team. The Aggies completed the season with a record of 5–3, against a mix of nearby high school and YMCA teams.[1][2]


October 3at Rockville High School*Rockville, CTW 16–6
October 10at Norwich Free Academy*Norwich, CTL 6–22
October 17Willimantic YMCA*
W 16–0
October 24Willimantic YMCA*
  • Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 6–0
October 31Middletown High School*
  • Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
L 0–4
November 7at Willimantic High School*Willimantic, CTW 16–8
November 14Willimantic High School*
  • Athletic Fields
  • Storrs, CT
W 4–0
November 26at Middletown High School*Middletown, CTL 0–16
  • *Non-conference game


  1. ^ 2015 UConn Football Media Guide (PDF). UConn Huskies. p. 118. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Connecticut Game by Game Results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 15 October 2015.