1896 Iowa Agricultural Cyclones football
ConferenceIndependent
1896 record8–2
Head coachPop Warner, Bert German
CaptainJames W. Wilson
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →

The 1896 Iowa Agricultural Cyclones football team represented Iowa Agricultural College (later renamed Iowa State University) as an independent during the 1896 college football season. Under head coaches Pop Warner and Bert German, the Cyclones compiled an 8–2 record, shut out seven of ten opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 303 to 46.[1] James W. Wilson was the team captain.[1]

Between 1892 and 1913, the football team played on a field that later became the site of the university's Parks Library.[2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 4vs. Iowa FallsW 46–0
September 5vs. CornellW 50–0
October 2at MissouriW 12–0
October 17at Des Moines YW 24–16
October 24at MinnesotaL 6–18
October 30vs. SimpsonW 44–0
November 7vs. GrinnellW 40–0
November 19at NebraskaL 4–12
November 21at Des Moines YW 15–0
November 28at EldoraW 62–0

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