1897 Wyoming Cowboys football
1897 record2–0
Head coachJustus F. Soule (4th season)
CaptainHarry Houston
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The 1897 Wyoming Cowboys football team represented the University of Wyoming during the 1897 college football season. In its fourth season under head coach Justus F. Soule, a professor of Latin and Greek, the team compiled a perfect 2–0 record, consisting of victories over a team made up of the school's alumni and the Cheyenne High School team. Harry Houston was the team captain. In the program's first four years under coach Soule (1894-1897), the football team compiled an 8-0 record and outscored opponents by a total of 148 to 26.[1]


November 25Wyoming alumniLaramie, WYW 4–0
December 16Cheyenne High SchoolLaramie, WYW 16–0


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