|1896 Kansas Jayhawks football|
|Conference||Western Interstate University Football Association|
|1896 record||7–3 (2–1 WIUFA)|
|Head coach||Hector Cowan (3rd season)|
|Captain||B. D. Hamill|
|Home stadium||McCook Field|
|1896 Western Interstate football standings|
|† – Conference champion |
The 1896 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Western Interstate University Football Association (WIUFA) during the 1896 college football season. In their third and final season under head coach Hector Cowan, the Jayhawks compiled a 7–3 record (2–1 against conference opponents), finished in second place in the WIUFA, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 136 to 40. The Jayhawks played their home games at McCook Field in Lawrence, Kansas. B. D. Hamill was the team captain.
- ↑ "2017 Kansas Football Media Guide". Kansas University. p. 179. https://issuu.com/kuathletics/docs/17-ku-fb-media-guide-web.