1873 Princeton Tigers football team

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1873 Princeton Tigers football
Consensus National Champions
Conference Independent
1873 record 2–0
Head coach No coach
Seasons
« 1872 1874 »
1873 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Princeton           2 0  
Washington and Lee           4 0  
Stevens Tech           3 1  
Yale           2 1  
Columbia           2 1  
Rutgers           1 2  
Eton Players           0 1  
Princeton Seminary           0 1  
VMI           0 4  

The 1873 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1873 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 Yale one time and won 3–0 (scoring then differed than today's system).[1] This season marked the second 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 15 Yale* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 3–0  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1873 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.