1872 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1872 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1872 record 1–0
Head coach No coach
Captain David Schley Schaff
Home stadium Hamilton Park
Seasons
1873 »
1872 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         1 0 0
Yale         1 0 0
Rutgers         1 1 1
Columbia         1 2 1
Stevens Tech         0 1 0

The 1872 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1872 college football season. The team finished with a 1–0 record and was retroactively named co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1] They played Columbia one time and won 3–0 (scoring then differed from today's system).[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 16 Columbia* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 3–0  
*Non-conference game.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1872 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on December 23, 2013.