1879 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1879 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-National Champions
Conference Independent
1879 record 3–0–2
Head coach No coach
Home stadium Hamilton Park
Seasons
« 1878 1880 »
1879 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         4 0 1
Yale         3 0 2
Harvard         2 1 2
Pennsylvania         2 2 0
Stevens Tech         1 2 5
Rutgers         1 2 3
Columbia         0 3 2
Navy         0 0 1
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1879 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1879 college football season. They finished with a 3–0–2 record and were retroactively named co-national champions by Parke H. Davis.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 1 vs. Penn* Hoboken, NJ W 3–0  
November 8 Harvard* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT (The Game) T 0–0  
November 15 Rutgers* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 5–0  
November 22 vs. Columbia* Hoboken, NJ W 2–0  
November 27 vs. Princeton* Hoboken, NJ T 0–0  
*Non-conference game.

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