1897 Buffalo football team

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1897 Buffalo Bulls football
ConferenceIndependent
1897 record7–0
Head coachC. W. Dibble (1st season)
Seasons
← 1896
1898 →
1897 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn         15 0 0
Yale         9 0 2
Buffalo         7 0 0
Princeton         10 1 0
Harvard         10 1 1
Drexel         7 1 1
Army         6 1 1
Lafayette         9 2 1
Colgate         5 2 1
Cornell         5 3 1
Syracuse         5 3 1
Brown         7 4 0
Carlisle         6 4 0
Boston College         4 3 0
Trinity         4 4 1
Geneva         3 4 1
Duquesne         2 3 1
Villanova         3 5 1
Penn State         3 6 0
Western Univ. Penn.         1 3 0
Rutgers         2 7 0

The 1897 Buffalo football team represented the University at Buffalo in the 1897 college football season. Under head coach C. W. Dibble, the team was a perfect 7-0 against collegiate foes and 9-1 overall for the year.[1] The team beat the Syracuse Orangemen twice during the season. The Buffalo offense scored 144 points while the defense allowed 12 points.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
October 9HamiltonBuffalo, NYW 16–6
October 16at NiagaraNiagara Falls, NYW 32–0
October 20Union (NY)Buffalo, NYW 26–0
October 23Western ReserveBuffalo, NYW 16–4
November 6SyracuseW 16–0800
November 13at SyracuseSyracuse, NYW 10-0
November 25HobartBuffalo, NYW 28-0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1897 Buffalo Football Archived March 4, 2016, at the Wayback Machine," University at Buffalo Sports History Collection - February 18, 2013.