1901 Missouri Tigers football
ConferenceIndependent
Record1–6–1
Head coach
Home stadiumRollins Field
Seasons
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1902 →
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
Northern Illinois State     6 1 0
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
Miami (OH)     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 Missouri Tigers football team was an American football team that represented the University of Missouri as an independent during the 1901 college football season. The team compiled a 1-6-1 record and was outscored by its opponents by a combined total of 155 to 30.[1] Fred W. Murphy was the head coach for the second and final season.[2][3] The team played its home games at Rollins Field in Columbia, Missouri.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 5Kirksville OsteopathsL 5–22
October 11Simpson
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 0–10[4]
October 26at DrakeDes Moines, IAL 0–24[5]
November 2Ottawa
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
T 6–6[6]
November 9vs. Nebraska
L 0–51[7]
November 16Texas
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 0–11[8]
November 18Haskell
  • Rollins Field
  • Columbia, MO
L 0–19[9]
November 28vs. KansasKansas City, MOW 18–12[10]

References

  1. ^ The cited sources below disagree as to whether the team scored 29 or 30 total points.
  2. ^ "1901 Missouri Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  3. ^ "2016 Mizzou Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of Missouri. p. 157. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  4. ^ "Simpson Defeated Missouri Tigers". The St. Louis Republic. October 12, 1901. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Blue and White Waving: Drake Won From Missouri by Score of 24 go 0". The Des Moines Leader. October 27, 1901. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.
  6. ^ "Missouri Played Ottawa To A Tie". The St. Louis Republic. November 3, 1901. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ "Tigers Didn't Score: Nebraska's Goal Line Out of Reach of Missouri's Rushes". The Omaha Sunday Bee. November 10, 1901. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ "Tigers' Colors Are Lowered Once More". The St. Louis Republic. November 17, 1901. p. 24 – via Newspapers.com.
  9. ^ "Tigers Put Up a Stiff Game Against Indians". Topeka State Journal. November 19, 1901. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.
  10. ^ "Missouri Wins Over Kansas". The St. Joseph Gazette-Herald. November 29, 1901. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com.