1876 Yale Bulldogs football team
|1876 Yale Bulldogs football|
Consensus national champion
|Head coach||No coach|
|Captain||Eugene V. Baker|
|Home stadium||Hamilton Park|
|1876 college football records|
The 1876 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1876 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0 record and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis. The Yale team defeated rival Harvard for the first time.
|November 18||Harvard||Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT (rivalry)||W 1–0||2,000|
|November 30||vs. Princeton||St George's Cricket Club • Hoboken, NJ (rivalry)||W 2–0||>1,000|
|December 9||vs. Columbia||Hoboken, NJ||W 2–0|
Source: SR/College Football 
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- "1876 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
- "Foot-Ball, from the New York Herald, Dec. 1st". The Buffalo Commercial. December 2, 1876. p. 2.