1872 Princeton Tigers football team

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1872 Princeton Tigers football
Co-National Champions
Conference Independent
1872 record 1–0
Head coach No coach
Seasons
« 1871 1873 »
1872 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton           1 0  
Yale           1 0  
Rutgers         1 1 1
Columbia         1 2 1
Stevens Tech           0 1  
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).[1] This season marked the first of four consecutive national championships, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 23 Rutgers* Princeton, NJ W 4–1  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1872 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.
  2. ^ Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.