1908 Kansas Jayhawks football
Missouri Valley champion
ConferenceMissouri Valley Conference
1908 record9–0 (4–0 Missouri Valley)
Head coach
CaptainG. T. Crowell
Home stadiumMcCook Field
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →
1908 Missouri Valley football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Kansas $ 4 0 0 9 0 0
Nebraska 2 1 0 7 2 1
Iowa State 2 1 0 6 3 0
Missouri 3 2 0 6 2 0
Drake 1 2 0 5 2 0
Washington University 0 2 0 4 4 1
Iowa 0 4 0 2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1908 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the Missouri Valley Conference during the 1908 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach A. R. Kennedy, the Jayhawks compiled a perfect 9–0 record (4–0 against conference opponents), shut out five of nine opponents, and outscored all opponents by a combined total of 131 to 20.[1][2] The season is, as of 2018, the last season the Jayhawks finished undefeated without any ties. The Jayhawks have been undefeated four other seasons but in each season they tied in at least one game. The Jayhawks played their home games at McCook Field in Lawrence, Kansas. G. T. Crowell was the team captain.[2] The Jayhawks were MVIAA champions, their first conference championship in program history.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26Emporia StateW 11–0
October 3St. Mary'sW 24–0
October 10Kansas StateW 12–6
October 17OklahomaW 11–0
October 24Washington UniversityW 10–0
November 7WashburnW 23–0
November 14at NebraskaW 20–5
November 21at IowaW 10–5
November 26vs. MissouriKansas CityW 10–4

References

  1. ^ "1909 Kansas Jayhawks Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 21, 2017.
  2. ^ a b 2017 Kansas Football Media Guide, p. 180.