South Dakota 6
Nebraska 5

Nov. 24, 1899 • Vermillion, S.D.

Loses By missing goal



Nebraska University Fails of the Opportunity to Tie South Dakota

VERMILLION, S.D., Nov. 24 - The South Dakota university defeated the university of Nebraska here today in a football game by a score of 6 to 5.

The Nebraskans made excellent end runs, but were unable to withstand South Dakota's line bucking. Nebraska failed to kick goal or the score would have been a tie.

The game was umpired by F. Munger of Sioux City and refereed by J. Barnes of Omaha.

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Series history

Nebraska is 14-1 all-time against South Dakota.

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1899 season (1-7-1)

Iowa State Oct. 6
KC Medics Oct. 14
Missouri Oct. 21
KC Medics Oct. 28
Iowa Nov. 4
Drake Nov. 11
Kansas Nov. 18
South Dakota Nov. 24
Grinnell Nov. 30

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