1896 Stanford football team

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1896 Stanford football
ConferenceIndependent
1896 record2–1–1
Head coachHarry P. Cross (1st season)
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Virginia         7 2 2
California         6 2 2
Washington Agricultural         2 0 1
Oregon         2 1 0
Utah         3 2 0
Notre Dame         4 3 0
Clemson         2 1 0
Texas A&M         2 0 1
Stanford         2 1 1
Washington         2 3 0
Michigan Agricultural         1 2 1
Oregon Agricultural         1 2 0
North Carolina         3 4 1
USC         0 3 0
Indiana State Normal         0 1 0

The 1896 Stanford football team represented Stanford University in the 1896 college football season and was coached by Harry P. Cross in the first of his two nonconsecutive seasons with the team.[1] He returned to coach again in 1898. Like the two coaches who preceded him, Cross played football at Yale.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 10vs. Olympic ACT 0–0
October 24vs. Reliance AC
  • Central Park
  • San Francisco, CA
W 10–0
October 31vs. Olympic AC
  • Central Park
  • San Francisco, CA
L 0–4
November 26vs. California
W 20–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official results from "Stanford Football Media Guide" (PDF). p. 142. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  2. ^ "Harry P. Cross, 81, Providence Lawyer". The New York Times. March 13, 1955. Retrieved September 5, 2014.