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1897 Buffalo Bulls football
ConferenceIndependent
1897 record7–0
Head coachC. W. Dibble (1st season)
Seasons
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The 1897 Buffalo football team represented the University at Buffalo in the 1897 college football season. Under head coach C. W. Dibble, the team was a perfect 7-0 against collegiate foes and 9-1 overall for the year.[1]

The team beat the Syracuse Orangemen twice during the season.

The Buffalo offense scored 144 points while the defense allowed 12 points.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 9[[{{{school}}}|Hamilton]]Buffalo, NYW 16–6
October 16at [[{{{school}}}|Niagara]]Niagara Falls, NYW 32–0
October 20Union (NY)Buffalo, NYW 26–0
October 23[[{{{school}}}|Western Reserve]]Buffalo, NYW 16–4
November 6SyracuseW 16–0800
November 13at SyracuseSyracuse, NYW 10-0
November 25[[{{{school}}}|Hobart]]Buffalo, NYW 28-0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1897 Buffalo Football Script error," University at Buffalo Sports History Collection - February 18, 2013.

SourcesEdit

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