1878 Princeton Tigers football team

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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
Seasons
« 1877 1879 »

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.[1] This season marked the eighth national championship in 10 years, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
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  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1878 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.
  2. ^ Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.