1901 Kansas Jayhawks football
ConferenceIndependent
1901 record3–5–2
Head coach
Home stadiumMcCook Field
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1901 Midwestern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
North Dakota Agricultural         7 0 0
Marquette         4 0 1
Notre Dame         8 1 1
Ohio Wesleyan         8 2 0
Nebraska         6 2 0
Ohio         6 1 2
Doane         3 1 0
Haskell         6 2 0
Lake Forest         10 5 0
Ohio State         5 3 1
Washington University         5 3 1
Ohio Medical         5 3 1
Iowa State Normal         5 3 2
Beloit         5 3 3
Washburn         3 2 3
Carthage         1 1 0
Drake         4 4 0
Detroit College         3 3 0
Mount Union         5 5 1
Wittenberg         4 4 0
Kansas State         3 4 1
Michigan Agricultural         3 4 1
Iowa State         2 6 2
Kansas         3 5 2
Wabash         4 7 0
Fairmount         3 6 0
Heidelberg         1 3 1
Cincinnati         1 4 1
Case         2 7 0
Missouri         1 6 1
Butler         0 1 0
Chicago Eclectic Medical         0 3 0

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

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29OttawaL 5–16[2]
October 5Kansas 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

  1. ^ "1901 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved March 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "Kansas University Beaten by Ottawa". The Winfield Courier. September 30, 1901. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Score Was One-Sided: K. U. Beat Normal at Football 36 to 10". The Topeka Daily Capital. October 6, 1901. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Outweighed The Doctors: K. U. Easily Won From Kirksville Osteopaths". The Topeka Daily Capital. October 15, 1901. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "No Victor In Great Game: Neither Washburn Nor Kansas Scored". The Topeka Daily Capital. October 20, 1901. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Badgers Pile Up Score: Wisconsin Shows Kansas What Is The Matter With It". The Chicago Tribune. October 27, 1901. p. 18 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "K. U. Braces Up: Plays Beloit Eleven to a Standstill, Neither Team Scoring". The Topeka Daily Capital. October 30, 1901. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Victory for the Indians: K. U. Men Overcome at Lawrence". The Topeka Daily Capital. November 10, 1901. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Walks Over 'Em: Nebraska Tramples Jayhawkers Into the Earth". The Nebraska State Journal. November 17, 1901. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Kansans In Clean Football Defeated The Texas Players". The Topeka Daily Capital. November 24, 1901. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  11. ^ "Missouri Wins Over Kansas". The St. Joseph Gazette-Herald. November 29, 1901. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.