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PENN FOOTBALL: ORIGINS TO 1901
1891 University Team

University of Pennsylvania football team, 1890, team photograph

Summary:

Elwood O. Wagenhurst, '92 Law, continued as coach.

 

Team Members:

  • E.M. Church, '92 (captain)
  • J.W. Adams, '92 Veterinary
  • T.F. Branson, '92 Medical
  • E.B. Camp, '93 Law
  • John W. Heisman, '92 Law
  • H.A. Mackey, '93 Law
  • Robert Linwood Martin, '94
  • C.H. Schoff, '93 Medical
  • H.H. Sypher, '92 Law
  • H.C. Thayer, '92
  • H.W. Thornton, '94

Substitutes:

  • S.M. Cone, '93 Medical
  • R.G. Griffiths, '93 Medical
  • W.E. Langlois, '94 Medical
  • G. McFadden, '93
  • J.C. Price, '93 Medical
  • R.H. Simmons, '93 Medical
  • W.S. (Beau) Thomson, '94

Trainer:

 

DATEOPPONENTLOCATIONSCOREOUTCOME
PENNOPPONENT
Oct. 2All-Philadelphia 40Win
Oct. 9A.C.S.N. 240Win
Oct. 14Haverford 340Win
Oct. 17Orange A.C. 260Win
Oct. 22Rutgers 326Win
Oct. 24Lehigh 420Win
Oct. 31Lafayette 156Win
Nov. 2Trinity 285Win
Nov. 7Princeton 024Loss
Nov. 11Yale 048Loss
Nov. 18Lafayette 1210Win
Nov. 22Lehigh 320Win
Nov. 25Wesleyan 1810Win