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1896 Indiana Hoosiers football
ConferenceIndependent
1896 record6–3
Head coachMadison G. Gonterman (1st season)
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →

The 1896 Indiana Hoosiers football team was an American football team that represented Indiana University Bloomington during the 1896 college football season. In their first season under head coach Madison G. Gonterman, the Hoosiers compiled a 6–3 record and outscored their opponents 186 to 74.[1][2]

SchedleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 3DePauw*Greencastle, INL 4–22-
1896Noblesville Athletic Club (IN)*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
L 6–8-
1896Knightstown Athletic Club (IN)*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 50–0-
October 22at Butler*Indianapolis, INW 22–6-
October 31Cincinnati*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 16–0-
1896Wabash*
  • Jordan Field
  • Bloomington, IN
W 38–0-
November 14at Louisville Athletic Club (KY)*Louisville, KYW 38–24-
November 21DePauw*Bloomington, INW 12–0-
November 26at Indianapolis Athletic Club (IN)*Indianapolis, INL 0–14-
  • *Non-conference game

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