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1916 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1916 record4–3–1 (1–2–1 Missouri Valley)
Head coachHerman Olcott (2nd season)
CaptainAdrian Lindsey
Home stadiumMcCook Field
Seasons
← 1915
1917 →
1916 Missouri Valley football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Nebraska 3 1 0     6 2 0
Missouri 3 1 1     6 1 1
Iowa State 2 1 1     5 2 1
Kansas State 1 1 1     6 1 1
Kansas 1 2 1     4 3 1
Drake 1 3 0     3 5 0
Washington (MO) 0 2 0     3 3 1

The 1916 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 1916 college football season. In their second season under head coach Herman Olcott, the Jayhawks compiled a 4–3–1 record (1–2–1 against conference opponents), finished in fifth place in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a combined total of 72 to 68. The team's November 18 victory over Nebraska snapped a 34-game unbeaten streak for the Cornhuskers.[1][2] The Jayhawks played their home games at McCook Field in Lawrence, Kansas. Adrian Lindsey was the team captain.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1916 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/kansas/1916-schedule.html. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 181.
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