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The Delaware football<ref>From the program's first season in 1889 through the 1910 season, Delaware did not have an official nickname. It was not until 1911 that they became known as the Fightin' Blue Hens.</ref> team represented Delaware College (now the University of Delaware) in college football. Playing their home games in Newark and Wilmington, Delaware, the football program started in 1889. Delaware was coached by Ira Pierce in 1896 and Herbert Rice from 1897 to 1899. They compiled a 14−13−4 record in the seven seasons before employing a head coach. Pierce coached the team to a 0−6−0 record in 1897, and Rice finished with a 9−12−3 record in his first three seasons as head coach. Rice went on to have a 16−20−4 record as head coach for five total seasons.

Contents: 1889 -1890 - 1891 - 1892 - 1893 - 1894 - 1895 - 1896 - 1897 - 1898 - 1899

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football, 1889–99 sections
Intro  1889  1890  1891  1892  1893  1894  1895  1896  1897  1898  1899  Notes  External links  

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The Delaware football<ref>From the program's first season in 1889 through the 1910 season, Delaware did not have an official nickname. It was not until 1911 that they became known as the Fightin' Blue Hens.</ref> team represented Delaware College (now the University of Delaware) in college football. Playing their home games in Newark and Wilmington, Delaware, the football program started in 1889. Delaware was coached by Ira Pierce in 1896 and Herbert Rice from 1897 to 1899. They compiled a 14−13−4 record in the seven seasons before employing a head coach. Pierce coached the team to a 0−6−0 record in 1897, and Rice finished with a 9−12−3 record in his first three seasons as head coach. Rice went on to have a 16−20−4 record as head coach for five total seasons.

Contents: 1889 -1890 - 1891 - 1892 - 1893 - 1894 - 1895 - 1896 - 1897 - 1898 - 1899

Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens football, 1889–99 sections
Intro  1889  1890  1891  1892  1893  1894  1895  1896  1897  1898  1899  Notes  External links  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: 1889
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