1874 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1874 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1874 record 3–0
Head coach No coach
Captain Hugh J. McBirney
Home stadium Hamilton Park
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 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1874 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0 record and was retroactively named national champion by the National Championship Foundation and as co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2] The team captain was Hugh J. McBirney.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 18 Stevens Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 6–0  
November 21 Columbia Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 5–1  
December 5 Columbia Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 6–1  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Poll Champions" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2017. p. 110. Retrieved December 31, 2017. 
  2. ^ "1874 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Timeline of Yale Football". Yale University. Retrieved January 9, 2018.