|1891 Penn State Nittany Lions football|
|Conference||Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Football Association|
|1891 record||6–2 (4–1 PIFA)|
|Home stadium||Old Main lawn|
|1891 PIFA football standings|
|Penn State †||4||–||1||–||0||6||–||2||–||0|
|Franklin & Marshall||–||–||–||–|
|† – Conference champion |
The 1891 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1891 college football season. The team played its home games on the Old Main lawn in University Park, Pennsylvania.
Despite the article title, the school did not adopt the Nittany Lion as its mascot until 1907.
|October 2||at Lafayette||W 14–4|
|October 3||at Lehigh||Bethlehem, PA||L 2–24|
|October 17||at Swarthmore||Swarthmore, PA||W 44–0|
|October 24||at Franklin & Marshall||Lancaster, PA||W 26–6|
|October 27||at Gettysburg||Gettysburg, PA||W 18–0|
|November 7||at Bucknell||Lewisburg, PA||L 10–12|
|November 26 ‡||Dickinson||Altoona, PA||W Dickinson forfeited|
|December 5||at Haverford||Haverford, PA||W 58–0|
- "Penn State Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/p/penn_state/1890-1894_yearly_results.php. Retrieved August 9, 2015.
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