Grinnell Pioneers football
|Head coach||Jeff Pederson|
Black and Scarlet|
On a blustery November afternoon in 1889, Grinnell College beat the University of Iowa 24–0 in the first intercollegiate football game west of the Mississippi River. The team's first head coach was Theron Lyman.
- Grinnell College Graphic Standards Manual (PDF). Grinnell College. Retrieved 2016-07-14.