1897 Missouri Tigers football
1897 record5–6
Head coachCharles Young (1st season)
Home stadiumRollins Field
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The 1897 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri as an independent during the 1897 college football season. In its first season under head coach Charles Young, the team compiled an 5–6 record.[1]


October 4[[{{{school}}}|Warrensburg Teachers]]W 10–0
October 9at Kansas City MedicsKansas City, MOL 0–4
October 11at Warrensburg TeachersWarrensburg, MOL 0–10
October 18Iowa Wesleyan
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 6–4
October 30at NebraskaLincoln, NEL 0–41
November 1at [[{{{school}}}|Tarkio]]Tarkio, MOL 0–34
November 2at AmityCoin, IAW 8–4
November 5Westminster
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 60–0
November 13at PurdueL 12–30
November 15at [[{{{school}}}|Christian Brothers]]Memphis, TNW 16–0
November 25vs. KansasKansas City, MOL 0–16


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