1879 Princeton Tigers football team
|1879 Princeton Tigers football|
|Conference||Intercollegiate Football Association|
|1879 record||4–0–1 (?–? IFA)|
|Head coach||No coach|
|1879 college football records|
The 1879 Princeton Tigers football team represented the College of New Jersey in the 1879 college football season. The team finished with a 4–0–1 record and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report and National Championship Foundation and as co-national champion by Parke H. Davis. This season marked the ninth national championship in 11 years, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.
|October 18||Penn||Princeton, NJ||W 6–0|
|November 1||Columbia||Princeton, NJ||W 2–0|
|November 8||Stevens Tech||Princeton, NJ||W 7–0|
|November 15||Harvard||Princeton, NJ||W 1–0|
|November 27||vs. Yale||Hoboken, NJ||T 0–0|
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. pp. 105–106. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- 1879 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.
- Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.