1877 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1877 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1877 record 3–0–1
Head coach No coach
Captain Eugene V. Baker
Home stadium Hamilton Park
« 1876 1878 »

The 1877 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1877 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0–1 record and was retroactively named national champion by the National Championship Foundation and co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2]


Date Opponent Site Result
November 3 Tufts* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 1–0  
November 21 Trinity* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 7–0  
December 2 Columbia* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 1–0  
December 8 vs. Princeton* Hoboken, NJ T 0–0  
*Non-conference game.


  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1877 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on December 27, 2013.