1885 Cincinnati Bearcats football
1885 record1-0-1
Head coachNo coach
CaptainArch Carson
Home stadiumUnion Ball Park
1886 →

The 1885 Cincinnati football team represented the University of Cincinnati in the first season played under the school name. In its inaugural season the team played the Mount Auburn Athletic Club team with the games three weeks apart.[1]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 23, 1885 Mount Auburn Athletic Club Union Ball ParkCincinnati, OH T 0–0  
November 14, 1885 Mount Auburn Athletic Club Union Ball Park • Cincinnati, OH W 26-6  


  1. Josh Katzowitz, Bearcats Rising (Orange Frazer Press, 2009: ISBN 976-1-933197-65-4), p. 58.
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