1872 Princeton Tigers football team
|1872 Princeton Tigers football|
|Head coach||No coach|
|1872 college football records|
|Rankings from AP Poll|
The 1872 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1872 college football season. They finished with a 1–0 record and were retroactively named co-national champions by the Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis. They played Rutgers one time and won 4–1 (scoring then differed than today's system). This season marked the first of four consecutive national championships, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.
|November 23||Rutgers*||Princeton, NJ||W 4–1|
- 1872 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.
- Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.