1878 Princeton Tigers football team
|1878 Princeton Tigers football|
Consensus National Champions
Intercollegiate Football Association Champions
|Conference||Intercollegiate Football Association|
|1878 record||6–0 (?–0 IFA)|
|Head coach||No coach|
The 1878 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1878 college football season. They finished with a 6–0 record and were retroactively named national champions by the Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis. This season marked the eighth national championship in 10 years, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.
|October 19||Penn||Princeton, NJ||W 2–0|
|October 26||Stevens Tech||Princeton, NJ||W 4–0|
|November 2||Rutgers||Princeton, NJ||W 5–0|
|November 9||at Penn||Philadelphia, PA||W 2–1|
|November 16||Harvard||Princeton, NJ||W 1–0|
|November 28||vs. Yale||Hoboken, NJ||W 1–0|
- 1878 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.
- Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.