1899 Baylor football
1899 record2–1–1
Head coachR. H. Hamilton (1st season)
1900 →

The 1899 Baylor Bears football team was an American football team that represented Baylor University as an independent during the 1899 college football season. This was the first football season for Baylor.[1] Under head coach R. H. Hamilton, the team played all four games at home in Waco, Texas, compiling a 2–1–1 record.[2][3] Initially, Baylor played its home games on an undetermined field near the university. Baylor played its first game against Texas A&M, which would become a rivalry, the Battle of the Brazos, with over 100 games played in the series by 2003.


UnknownToby's Practical Business CollegeWaco, TXW 20-0
UnknownTexas A&MWaco, TX (Battle of the Brazos)L 0–33
UnknownToby's Practical Business CollegeWaco, TXW 6–0
UnknownAdd-Ran ChristianWaco, TX (rivalry)T 0–0


  1. History." 2009 Baylor Football Media Almanac. Baylor Athletics (Baylor University). Retrieved 2009-10-11.
  2. "Bears Host Northwestern State". Baylor Athletics (Baylor University). 2008-09-01. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
  3. "2018 Baylor Football Media Almanac". Baylor University. p. 105. Retrieved March 24, 2019.
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