| 3–2 (1–2 SIAA)|
Louis J. Genella
| Harry Baum|
| Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association|
The 1896 Tulane Olive and Blue football team represented Tulane University during the 1896 Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association football season. The game against LSU of this year was forfeited during the game due to Tulane having fielded an ineligible player. At the time that the game was declared forfeit, Tulane was leading with a score of 2 to nothing. Due to the forfeiture, the official score was set at LSU 6, Tulane 0 by the game's referee. In addition to the forfeiture, Tulane was further sanctioned by the SIAA by being barred from fielding a team in intercollegiate play for the 1897 season.
1896 Tulane Olive and Blue football team Wikipedia
† -Team Captain
Roster from 1897 Tulane Jambalaya Yearbook