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1899 college football season

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Total # of teams  41
1899 college football season
Champions  Harvard Crimson Princeton Tigers

The 1899 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Harvard and Princeton as having been selected national champions.

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Chicago and Sewanee went undefeated. With just 13 players, the Sewanee team, known as the "Iron Men", had a six-day road trip with five shutout wins over Texas A&M; Texas; Tulane; LSU; and Ole Miss. Sportswriter Grantland Rice called the group "the most durable football team I ever saw."

Conference establishments

  • One conference played its final season in 1899:
  • Maryland Intercollegiate Football Association – active since 1894
  • Conference standings

    The following is a potentially incomplete list of conference standings:

    References

    1899 college football season Wikipedia


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