1887 Penn State football
ConferenceIndependent
1887 record2–0
Head coach
  • None
CaptainGeorge Linsz
Home stadiumOld Main lawn
Seasons
← 1881
1888 →
1887 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Yale     9 0 0
Penn State     2 0 0
Harvard     10 1 0
Lafayette     7 2 0
Princeton     7 2 0
Lehigh     4 3 0
Williams     3 3 0
Penn     6 7 0
Wesleyan     4 5 0
Tufts     4 6 0
Massachusetts     2 3 0
Rutgers     2 6 0
Bucknell     0 2 0
Cornell     0 2 0
Franklin & Marshall     0 2 0
Vermont     0 2 0

The 1887 Penn State football team was an American football team that represented Pennsylvania State College—now known as Pennsylvania State University–as an independent during the 1887 college football season. The team went 2–0 and are the school's only unscored-upon team.[1] The quarterback of this team was George H. "Lucy" Linsz. He later changed his last name from Linsz to Lins, probably during World War I. In 1887, Penn State's school colors were dark pink and black.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
November 5at BucknellLewisburg, PAW 54–0
November 19BucknellW 24–0

There is a date discrepancy. Bucknell lists this game as being played on November 12, 1887.

References

  1. ^ "Penn State Yearly Results (1885-1889)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. Retrieved August 8, 2015.