1869 Princeton Tigers football team

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1869 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Billingsley, NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1869 record 1–1
Head coach No coach
1870 »

The 1869 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1869 college football season. The team finished with a 1–1 record and was retroactively named the national champions by the Billingsley Report and National Championship Foundation, and as the co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1] They played Rutgers two times, splitting the series one game apiece.[2]


Date Opponent Site Result
November 6 at Rutgers* New Brunswick, NJ L 4–6  
November 13 Rutgers* Princeton, NJ W 8–0  
*Non-conference game.

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  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1869 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 8, 2013.