1874 Princeton Tigers football team

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1874 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Billingsley)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1874 record 2–0
Head coach No coach
Seasons
« 1873 1875 »
1874 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Yale           3 0  
Princeton           2 0  
Harvard           1 1  
Tufts           1 0  
Stevens Tech           3 1  
Rutgers           1 3  
Columbia           1 5  
NYU           0 1  
McGill           0 1  

The 1874 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1874 college football season. The team finished with a 2–0 record and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report and as co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2] This season marked the third of four consecutive national championships, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 14 Columbia* Princeton, NJ W 6–0  
November 21 Rutgers* Princeton, NJ W 6–0  
*Non-conference game.

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. ^ 1874 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.
  3. ^ Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 9, 2013.