Sam Boyle (1st year)
1899 Penn State Nittany Lions football team Wikipedia
The 1899 Penn State Nittany Lions football team represented the Pennsylvania State University in the 1899 college football season. The team was coached by Sam Boyle and played its home games on Beaver Field in University Park, Pennsylvania.
Despite the article title, the school did not adopt the Nittany Lion as its mascot until 1907.