1899 Football Team

Overall Record: 8-2-0 Conference Record: 1-1
Conference Finish: 3rd place tie
Coach: Gustave Ferbert
Captain: Allen Steckle
Assistant coaches: John R. Duffy, Harry G. Hadden, Fred W. Henninger
Manager: Leonard D. Verdier, Harry K. Crafts

OpponentDateSiteResult Attend.
Hillsdale 09/30 H W 11-0 -
Albion 10/07 H W 26-0 -
Western Reserve 10/11 H W 17-0 -
Notre Dame 10/18 H W 12-0 -
Alumni (HC) 10/21 H E 0-0 -
Illinois 10/28 A W 5-0 1,000
Virginia 11/04 1 W 38-0 -
Pennsylvania 11/11 A L 10-11 -
Case 11/18 H W 28-6 -
Kalamazoo 11/25 H W 24-9 -
Wisconsin 11/30 2 L 5-17 18,000
Total Points176-43

1 - Detroit, Michigan
2 - Chicago, Illinois
E - The Alumni game was considered an exhibition and is not included in season and all-time results.

Starting Lineups                  
left ends David Gill (4)
Hugh White (3)
Charles Juttner (2)
left tackles Charles McDonald (4)
Ebin Wilson (3)
Charles Juttner (2)
Richard France
left guards Rutherford B. H. Kramer (3)
Lee Barkenbus (2)
Rudolph Siegmund (2)
Richard France
Charles Bliss
John Larsen
centers William Cunningham (7)
John Dickey (3)
right guard Rudolph Siegmund (7)
Richard France
Ebin Wilson
Hugh White
right tackles Allen Steckle (7)
Charles McDonald (2)
Richard Juttner
right ends Neil Snow (7)
Hugh White
Christian McNemar George B. Burns
quarterbacks Charles Street (6)
Arthur Fitzgerald (2)
George(?) Herr
fullbacks Leo Keena (4)
Milo White (2)
Ard E. Richardson(2)
Everett Sweeley
Richard Juttner
left halfbacks John McLean (5)
Leo Keena (2)
Albert E. Herrnstein (1)
Everett Sweeley
right halfbacks Albert E. Herrnstein (3)
Clayton Teetzel (2)
Clark Leiblee (2)
Leo Keena (2)
Everett Sweeley

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1899 Team Photo
1899 team photo
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Back Row
Milo White, Everett M. Sweeley
Third Row (standing)
student manager Leonard D. Verdier, Rudolph J. Siegmund, Leo J. Keena, Neil B. Snow, Richard R. France, William R. Cunningham
Second Row (seated)
Charles Bliss, Charles E. Street, Hugh White, Captain Allen Steckle, Charles G. McDonald, Burns, Ebin Wilson
Front Row
Thomas P. Martin?, Ard. E. Richardson, David D. Gill, Harrison S. (Boss) Weeks, Albert E. Herrnstein