1920 Kansas Jayhawks football team

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1920 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1920 record5–2–1 (3–2 Missouri Valley)
Head coachPhog Allen (1st season)
CaptainGeorge Nettels
Home stadiumMcCook Field
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Oklahoma $ 4 0 1     6 0 1
Missouri 5 1 0     7 1 0
Kansas 3 2 0     5 2 1
Iowa State 3 2 0     4 4 0
Drake 1 3 1     4 5 1
Washington University 1 4 0     4 4 0
Grinnell 0 2 1     3 3 1
Kansas State 0 3 1     3 3 3
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1920 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 1920 college football season. It was the first and only season under head coach Phog Allen, who is more well known for his accomplishments with the Jayhawks men's basketball team. The Jayhawks compiled a 5–2–1 record (3–2 against conference opponents), tied for third place in the conference. They outscored opponents by a combined total of 117 to 60.[1][2] They played their home games at McCook Field in Lawrence, Kansas. George Nettels was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2Kansas State Normal*W 47–0
October 9Washburn*
  • McCook Field
  • Lawrence, KS
W 6–0
October 16Drake
  • McCook Field
  • Lawrence, KS
W 7–3
October 23Iowa State
  • McCook Field
  • Lawrence, KS
W 7–0
October 30at Kansas StateW 14–0
November 6at OklahomaL 9–21
November 13Nebraska*
T 20–20
November 25at MissouriL 7–16
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1920 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 30, 2019.
  2. ^ a b 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 181.