1901 Kansas Jayhawks football
1901 record3–5–2
Head coachJohn H. Outland (1st season)
Home stadiumMcCook Field
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The 1901 Kansas Jayhawks football team was an American football team that represented the University of Kansas as an independent during the 1901 college football season. In its first and only season under head coach John H. Outland (namesake of the Outland Trophy), the team compiled a 3–5–2 record and was outscored by a total of 147 to 92.[1]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

September 29[[{{{school}}}|Ottawa]]L 5–16[2]
October 5[[{{{school}}}|Kansas State Normal]]
  • McCook Field
  • Lawrence, KS
W 36–10[3]
October 14at Kirksville OsteopathsKirksville, MOW 17–6[4]
October 19at WashburnTopeka, KST 0–01,500[5]
October 26at WisconsinL 0–50[6]
October 29at BeloitBeloit, WIT 0–0[7]
November 9Haskell
  • McCook Field
  • Lawrence, KS
L 5–181,200[8]
November 16at Nebraska
L 5–294,000[9]
November 23Texas
  • McCook Field
  • Lawrence, KS
W 12–0600[10]
November 28vs. MissouriKansas City, MOL 12–18[11]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1901 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1901-schedule.html. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  2. "Kansas University Beaten by Ottawa". The Winfield Courier: p. 8. September 30, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29607152/kansas_university_beaten_by_ottawa/.
  3. "Score Was One-Sided: K. U. Beat Normal at Football 36 to 10". The Topeka Daily Capital: p. 2. October 6, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29607215/score_was_onesided_k_u_beat_normal/.
  4. "Outweighed The Doctors: K. U. Easily Won From Kirksville Osteopaths". The Topeka Daily Capital: p. 8. October 15, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29607304/outweighed_the_doctors_k_u_easily/.
  5. "No Victor In Great Game: Neither Washburn Nor Kansas Scored". The Topeka Daily Capital: p. 1. October 20, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29607385/no_victor_in_great_game_neither/.
  6. "Badgers Pile Up Score: Wisconsin Shows Kansas What Is The Matter With It". The Chicago Tribune: p. 18. October 27, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29529621/badgers_pile_up_score_wisconsin_shows/.
  7. "K. U. Braces Up: Plays Beloit Eleven to a Standstill, Neither Team Scoring". The Topeka Daily Capital: p. 2. October 30, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29607460/k_u_braces_up_plays_beloit_eleven_to/.
  8. "Victory for the Indians: K. U. Men Overcome at Lawrence". The Topeka Daily Capital: p. 1. November 10, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29607551/victory_for_the_indians_k_u_men/.
  9. "Walks Over 'Em: Nebraska Tramples Jayhawkers Into the Earth". The Nebraska State Journal: p. 1. November 17, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29605134/walks_over_em_nebraska_tramples/.
  10. "Kansans In Clean Football Defeated The Texas Players". The Topeka Daily Capital: p. 1. November 24, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29607623/kansans_in_clean_football_defeated_the/.
  11. "Missouri Wins Over Kansas". The St. Joseph Gazette-Herald: p. 2. November 29, 1901. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29591895/missouri_wins_over_kansas/.
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