1875 Princeton Tigers football team

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1875 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Billingsley)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1875 record 2–0
Head coach No coach
Captain Collins Denny
Seasons
← 1874
1876 →
1875 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Harvard         4 0 0
Columbia         4 1 1
Princeton         2 0 0
Rutgers         1 1 1
Yale         2 2 0
Stevens Tech         3 3 0
Tufts         0 1 0
NYU         0 1 0
Wesleyan         0 1 0
Canada All-Stars         0 2 0
CCNY         0 3 0

The 1875 Princeton Tigers football team represented the College of New Jersey in the 1875 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 last 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 13 Columbia* Princeton, NJ W 6–2  
November 20 Stevens Tech* 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. ^ 1875 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.