1872 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1872 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-National Champions
Conference Independent
1872 record 1–0
Head coach No coach
Home stadium Hamilton Park
« 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 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1872 college football season. They finished with a 1–0 record and were retroactively named co-national champions by Parke H. Davis. They played Columbia one time and won 3–0 (scoring then differed than today's system).[1]


Date Opponent Site Result
November 16 Columbia* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 3–0  
*Non-conference game.