1876 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1876 Yale Bulldogs football
Yale football 1876.jpg
Consensus national champion
Conference Independent
1876 record 3–0
Head coach No coach
Captain Eugene V. Baker
Home stadium Hamilton Park
Seasons
« 1875 1877 »
1876 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Yale           3 0  
Rutgers           1 0  
Harvard           3 1  
Princeton           3 2  
Stevens Tech           1 2  
Pennsylvania           1 2  
Columbia           1 3  
Canada All-Stars           0 1  
McGill           0 1  
Philadelphia All-Stars           0 1  
Rankings from AP Poll

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.[1][2] The Yale team defeated rival Harvard for the first time.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 18 Harvard* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 1–0  
November 30 vs. Princeton* Hoboken, NJ W 2–0  
December 9 vs. Columbia* Hoboken, NJ W 2–0  
*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. ^ 1876 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on December 26, 2013.