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1886 California Golden Bears football
ConferenceIndependent
1886 record6–2–1
Head coachOscar S. Howard (1st season)
Seasons
1887 →
1886 college football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         9 0 1
Princeton         7 0 1
Michigan         2 0 0
Harvard         12 2 0
California         6 2 1
Massachusetts         2 1 0
Navy         3 3 0
Dartmouth         2 2 0
Rutgers         1 3 0
Northwestern         0 1 0
Vermont         0 1 0
Minnesota         0 2 0

The 1886 California Golden Bears football team was an American football team that represented the University of California, Berkeley during the 1886 college football season. The team was the first team to represent the University. The team competed as an independent under head coach Oscar S. Howard and compiled a record of 6–2–1.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
January 16Wasps*Berkeley, CAW 20–2
February 6vs. Orions*Oakland, CAL 10–12
February 22Hastings Law College*Berkeley, CAW 1–0
March 13Reliance Athletic Club*Berkeley, CAT 12–12
March 27Reliance Athletic Club*Berkeley, CAW 10–0
April 30Orions*Berkeley, CAW 29–2
May 5Reliance Athletic Club*Berkeley, CAL 4–7
May 21Wasps*Berkeley, CAW 1–0
May 22Hastings Law College*Berkeley, CAW 1–0
  • *Non-conference game
[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2015 Media Guide". Cal Golden Bears Athletics. p. 160. Archived from the original on October 26, 2016. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf. Retrieved October 20, 2016.
  2. 2015 Football Information Guide. Cal Athletics. 2015. p. 1962. Archived from the original on 2016-10-26. https://web.archive.org/web/20161026170757/https://admin.xosn.com/attachments1/423534.pdf.
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