The 1890 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Harvard as having been selected national champions.
On November 22, college football was first played in the state of Kansas when the Baker Methodists defeated the Kansas Jayhawks by a score of 22–9. On November 27, college football was first played in the state of Tennessee when the Vanderbilt Commodores defeated Nashville (Peabody) 40–0.
1890 college football season Wikipedia
The consensus All-America team included:Player scoring most points: Philip King, Princeton, 145