|1893 Iowa Agricultural Cardinals football|
|Head coach||W. P. Finney (1st season)|
The 1893 Iowa Agricultural Cardinals football team represented Iowa Agricultural College (later renamed Iowa State University) as an independent during the 1893 college football season. The 1893 Cyclones compiled a 0–3 record, losing twice to Grinnell (6-36 and 2-6) and once to Cornell (6-14). They were outscored by a combined total of 56 to 4. W. P. Finney was the head coach, and Ed Mellinger was the team captain.
Between 1892 and 1913, the football team played on a field that later became the site of the university's Parks Library.
- ↑ "2017 Iowa State Football Fact Book". Iowa State University. 2017. p. 129. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/isuni.sidearmsports.com/documents/2015/5/5/Media_Guide.pdf. Retrieved September 24, 2017.
- ↑ "Iowa State Football History: The 1890's". cyclones.com. http://www.cyclones.com/news/2012/6/15/205439131.aspx. Retrieved September 24, 2017.