Butte 16
Nebraska 6

Oct. 16, 1895 • Butte, Montana

Nebraska Boys Lose: Butte's Foot Ball Players Too Heavy for the Univeristy Team



Butte, Mont, Oct. 16 — Probably the prettiest game of foot ball for the year was played today in Butte when the Butte Foot Ball club beat the University of Nebraska team by a score of 16 to 6. The Butte boys won by superior line work, as their line was much heavier than Lincolns' and they were able to punch holes in it most anywhere. In the first half Butte made two touchdowns, from neither one of which a goal was kicked, and were made from the twenty-five yard line.

In the second half the Nebraska team, by superior playing and interference, forced the ball from the kick-off, the whole length of the field runs by Jones and Thomas. Butte made another touchdown in this half by a fake play and putting Captain Brooks around the end for half the length of the field. Every substitute was used, but none were injured badly enough to interfere with the game Saturday, when the team meets the DAC at Denver.

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Series history

Nebraska is 0-2 all-time against Butte.

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1895 season (6-3)

Sioux City AC Oct. 12
Butte Oct. 16
Denver AC Oct. 19
Omaha University Club Oct. 26
Missouri Nov. 2
Kansas Nov. 16
Doane Nov. 19
Grinnell Nov. 22
Iowa Nov. 28

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