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1896 Cornell Big Red football
ConferenceIndependent
1896 record5–3–1
Head coachJoseph Beacham (1st season)
Seasons
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The 1896 Cornell Big Red football team was an American football team that represented Cornell University during the 1896 college football season. In their first season under head coach Joseph Beacham, the Big Red compiled a 5–3–1 record and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 162 to 82.[1][2] No Cornell players received honors on the 1896 College Football All-America Team.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26 Colgate
W 6–0
October 3 Syracuse
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 22–0
October 10 [[{{{school}}}|Western Reserve]]
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 48–0
October 17 Tufts
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 18–0
October 24 Harvard
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
L 4–13
October 31at Princeton Princeton, NJL 0–37
November 7 Bucknell
  • Percy Field
  • Ithaca, NY
W 54–0
November 14at Williams Williamstown, MAT 0–0
November 26at Penn L 10–32

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Cornell Yearly Results (1895–1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/c/cornell/1895-1899_yearly_results.php. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
  2. "1896 Cornell Big Red Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/cornell/1896-schedule.html. Retrieved December 10, 2015.
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