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1893 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1893 record4–1
Head coachGeorge Hoskins (2nd season)
Home stadiumBeaver Field
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →

The 1893 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1893 college football season.[1] The team was coached by George Hoskins. It was first team to play on Beaver Field, Penn State football's first permanent home.

Despite the article title, the school did not adopt the Nittany Lion as its mascot until 1907.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 14at Virginia
  • Madison Hall Field
  • Charlottesville, VA
W 6–0
October 25at PennPhiladelphia, PAL 6–18
November 6Pittsburgh
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA (Rivalry)
W 32–0
November 11at BucknellLewisburg, PAW 36–18
November 30at Pittsburgh Athletic ClubPittsburgh, PAW 12–0

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