1876 college football season
|1876 college football season|
1876 Yale team.
|Total # of teams||7|
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. On November 11, organized intercollegiate football was first played in the state of Pennsylvania as Princeton defeated Penn 6–0 in Philadelphia.
Conference and program changes
|School||1875 Conference||1876 Conference|
|Penn Quakers||Program Established||Independent|
|1876 college football records|
- Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.
- "Penn Football:Origins To 1901".
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