1876 college football season

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The 1876 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Yale as having been selected national champions.[2] On November 11, organized intercollegiate football was first played in the state of Pennsylvania as Princeton defeated Penn 6–0 in Philadelphia.[3]

Conference and program changes[edit]

School 1875 Conference 1876 Conference
Penn Quakers Program Established Independent

Conference standings[edit]

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         2 2 1
Penn           1 2  
Canada All-Stars           0 1  
McGill           0 1  
NYU           0 1  
Philadelphia All-Stars           0 1  
Columbia           1 3  

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.jhowell.net/cf/cf1876.htm
  2. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  3. ^ "Penn Football:Origins To 1901".