1873 Princeton Tigers football team
|1873 Princeton Tigers football|
Consensus national champion
|Head coach||No coach|
|1873 college football records|
|Washington and Lee||–||4||–||0||–||0|
The 1873 Princeton Tigers football team represented the College of New Jersey in the 1873 college football season. The team finished with a 1–0 record and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis. They played Yale one time and won 3–0 (scoring then differed than today's system). This season marked the second of four consecutive national championships, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.
|November 15||Yale*||Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT||W 3–0|
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- 1873 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.
- Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.