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Every Iowa State Football Game Ever: The 1900s

SB Nation logo SB Nation 3 days ago Jared Larson
a crowd of people standing next to a body of water: Photograph of the Iowa State athletic fields in 1908. Fans are lining the sidelines watching a football game. At this time the field was located directly north of Marston Hall. Photograph of the Iowa State athletic fields in 1908. Fans are lining the sidelines watching a football game. At this time the field was located directly north of Marston Hall.

The 1900s brought two very cool things to Ames fans: a 9-1 season and uniform numbers. The Cyclones would play on State Field, as seen in the lead art, (where Parks Library currently is) until 1913, but you’ll learn about that in the next installment of Every Iowa State Football Game Ever.

Winsipedia Win Percentage Line Chart:

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1900 (2-5-1)

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William Penn - Part One and Part Two.

at Minnesota - Star Tribune Recap and Saint Paul Globe.

at Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald Recap, Part One and Part Two.

Simpson - Sioux City Journal Recap and Another Recap.

at Grinnell - Recap.

at Drake - Recap.

Northern Iowa - Part One and Part Two.

Cornell College - Recap.

1901 (2-6-2)

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*! Grinnell - Recap.

Still College - Recap.

at Northern Iowa - Recap.

at Iowa - Recap.

at Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald Recap.

Grinnell - Preview, Recap 8-1 and Recap 8-2.

at Wisconsin - Recap. (Jared’s note: Wisconsin went 9-0, outscoring opponents 317-5.)

Drake - Recap.

Cornell College - Recap as seen in the Cornellian.

at Simpson - Recap and Stats.

*! played at Marshalltown

1902 (6-3-1)

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Still College - Recap (near bottom of column three).

at Minnesota - Recap.

at/vs. Northern Iowa - Recap.

Grinnell - Recap.

at Cornell College - Recap from Cornellian and 67 Yard Placekick?

at Iowa - Recap.

Coe - Recap.

at Drake - Recap.

at William Penn - Recap.

at Simpson - Recap.

1903 (8-1)

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Highland Park - Recap.

* at Omaha Light Guards - Preview and Recap.

at Minnesota - Preview and Recap.

Coe - Recap.

South Dakota - 8-1 and 8-2.

at Grinnell - Lineup, 8-1 and 8-2.

at Simpson - 9-1 and 9-2.

at Cornell College - Recap.

at Drake - WRNL Classic Games Recap.

* (played in Council Bluffs)

1904 (7-2)

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Coe - Recap Part One and Recap Part Two.

Northern Iowa - Recap.

at Minnesota - Recap Part One, Recap Part Two, Recap Part Three, Chart of the Play and Cartoon. (Jared’s note: 1904 National Champion Minnesota scored 146 against Grinnell the following week.)

Simpson - Recap. (Jared’s note: A.B. Scott of Ames scored (allegedly) seven touchdowns during this game.)

at Iowa - Recap Part One, Recap Part Two and Recap Part Three.

Grinnell - Recap.

Des Moines College - Recap.

Cornell College - Recap.

at Drake - Recap Part One, Recap Part Two, Recap Part Three and Game Chart.

1905 (6-3)

a group of people posing for a photo: Note Coach Ristine in a shirt from his Harvard days Note Coach Ristine in a shirt from his Harvard days

Coe - Recap Part One and Recap Part Two.

Northern Iowa - Recap.

at Minnesota - Recap and Cartoon.

Simpson - Recap.

at Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald Recap, NSJ Recap Part One, NSJ Recap Part Two and NSJ Recap Part Three.

at Grinnell - Recap.

Coe - Recap.

Iowa - Recap Part One, Recap Part Two, Recap Part Three, Recap Part Four and Quotes and Weather.

at Drake - Photo (Jersey Numbers!), Stats and Recap.

1906 (9-1)

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Cornell College - Scoreline. (Jared’s note: The Ames Intelligencer said the final was 85-0.)

Coe - Recap Part One and Recap Part Two.

Des Moines College - Recap.

Morningside - Recap.

at Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald Recap, Nebraska State Journal Recap Part One and Nebraska State Journal Recap Part Two.

at Minnesota -

South Dakota - Recap.

Grinnell - Recap.

at Iowa - Game Program and Recap.

at Drake - Recap Part One and Recap Part Two.

Season Recap as seen on WRNL.

1907 (6-2)

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Coe - Recap and another Recap and Star Players (DMR).

at Minnesota - Recap.

at Morningside - Admission Tickets Were 75¢, Preview and Recap. (Jared’s note: it says in the preview that Morningside had two professional baseball players on their team, but still lost 12-0.)

Cornell College - #MinuteOfCycloneHistoryMonday Video and Recap.

at Nebraska - Game Program, Omaha World-Herald Recap, NSJ Recap Part One, NSJ Recap Part Two and DMR Recap. (Jared’s note: both schools count this as a win, Nebraska saying Ames missed their drop kick and Ames saying they made it.)

at Grinnell - Preview and Recap.

Iowa - Game Program and Recap.

at Drake - Recap Part One and Recap Part Two.

1908 (6-3)

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Morningside - Recap.

Coe - Recap.

at Minnesota - Two Photos, Another Photo, Diagram of Play, Des Moines Register Recap, Star Tribune Recap Part One, Star Tribune Recap Part Two, Star Tribune Recap Part Three and Star Tribune Recap Part Four.

at Cornell College - Part One and Part Two.

South Dakota - Recap.

at Mizzou - Part One and Part Two.

*Nebraska - Omaha World-Herald Recap, Recap Part One and Recap Part Two.

Grinnell - Recap.

at Drake - Panorama and Recap.

*at Omaha, Neb.

1909 (4-3-1)

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Coe - Recap Part One, Recap Part Two and Summary.

at Minnesota - Recap Part One, Recap Part Two, Recap Part Three and Stats.

at Grinnell - Recap.

Mizzou - Recap Part One, Recap Part Two and Recap Part Three.

Des Moines College - Recap.

Cornell College - Recap and Halftime Scene (Postcard).

at Iowa - Recap.

at Drake - Recap.

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