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1891 Penn State Nittany Lions football
PIFA Champions
ConferencePennsylvania Intercollegiate Football Association
1891 record6–2 (4–1 PIFA)
Head coachnone
Home stadiumOld Main lawn
Seasons
← 1890
1892 →
1891 PIFA football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn State 4 1 0     6 2 0
Dickinson                
Franklin & Marshall                
Haverford                
Lewisburg                
Swarthmore                
† – Conference champion

The 1891 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1891 college football season.[1] 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.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 2at Lafayette
W 14–4
October 3at LehighBethlehem, PAL 2–24
October 17at SwarthmoreSwarthmore, PAW 44–0
October 24at Franklin & MarshallLancaster, PAW 26–6
October 27at GettysburgGettysburg, PAW 18–0
November 7at BucknellLewisburg, PAL 10–12
November 26 DickinsonAltoona, PAW Dickinson forfeited
December 5at HaverfordHaverford, PAW 58–0

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