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1899 Penn State Nittany Lions football
ConferenceIndependent
1899 record4–6–1
Head coachSam Boyle (1st season)
Home stadiumBeaver Field
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →

The 1899 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1899 college football season.[1] The team was coached by Sam Boyle and played its home games on Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Despite the article title, the school did not adopt the Nittany Lion as its mascot until 1907.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23[[{{{school}}}|Mansfield]]
W 38–0
September 30Gettysburg
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 40–0
October 7at ArmyW 6–0
October 13Washington & Jefferson
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
T 0–0
October 18at PrincetonL 0–12
October 21at NavyL 0–6
October 28Dickinson
  • Beaver Field
  • State College, PA
W 15–0
November 4vs. BucknellWilliamsport, PAL 0–5
November 11at YaleL 0–42
November 17at PennL 0–47
November 25at Duquesne Athletic ClubPittsburgh, PAL 5–64

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