1896 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceIndependent
Record7–5
Head coach
Home stadiumRollins Field
Seasons
← 1895
1897 →
1896 Midwestern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Carthage     4 0 0
Washburn     6 1 1
Iowa Agricultural     8 2 0
Central Michigan     3 1 0
Miami (OH)     3 1 0
Ohio Wesleyan     6 2 0
Detroit College     5 2 0
North Dakota Agricultural     3 1 1
Heidelberg     2 1 0
Indiana     6 3 0
Ohio     4 2 1
Missouri     7 5 0
Beloit     2 1 3
Butler     4 3 0
Iowa State Normal     4 3 0
Notre Dame     4 3 0
Cincinnati     4 3 1
Wittenberg     5 4 0
Baldwin–Wallace     2 2 0
Kansas State     0 1 1
Ohio State     5 5 1
Lake Forest     3 4 1
Mount Union     3 4 1
Wabash     3 4 0
Drake     2 3 0
Chicago P&S     2 4 2
Michigan Agricultural     1 2 1
Indiana State     0 1 0
Buchtel     0 1 0
Washington University     0 2 0
Haskell     0 4 0
Doane     0 5 0

The 1896 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri as an independent during the 1896 college football season. In its first season under head coach Frank Patterson, the team compiled a 7–5 record.[1]

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultSource
October 2Iowa AgriculturalL 0–12
October 12Tarkio
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
W 72–0
October 17vs. IllinoisL 0–10
October 26Nebraska
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 4–8
November 72:30 p.m.vs. VanderbiltSt. Louis, MOW 26–6[2]
November 9Iowa
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 0–12
November 14at Wentworth MilitaryLexington, MOW 42–0
November 26KansasKansas City, MOL 0–30
December 12at Dallas Athletic ClubDallas, TXW 26–0
December 143:45 p.m.at TexasAustin, TXW 10–0[3]
December 16at Austin MutesAustin, TXW 39–0
December 21at San Antonio YMCASan Antonio, TXW 29–0

References

  1. ^ "2019 Mizzou Football Records Book" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 90. Retrieved February 12, 2020.
  2. ^ "Missouri And Vanderbilt". St. Louis Globe-Democrat. St. Louis, Missouri. November 7, 1896. p. 4. Retrieved August 30, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.
  3. ^ "'Varsity Boys Defeated". Austin Daily Statesman. Austin, Texas. December 15, 1896. p. 5. Retrieved December 12, 2021 – via Newspapers.com open access.