1879 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1879 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1879 record 3–0–2
Head coach No coach
Captain Walter Camp
Home stadium Hamilton Park
Seasons
« 1878 1880 »
1879 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         4 0 1
Yale         3 0 2
Massachusetts         1 0 0
Michigan         1 0 1
Harvard         2 1 2
Pennsylvania         2 2 0
Amherst         1 1 0
Navy         0 0 1
McGill         0 0 1
Toronto         0 0 1
Stevens Tech         1 2 5
Rutgers         1 2 3
PA Military         0 1 1
Racine         0 1 0
Columbia         0 3 2
Swarthmore         0 0 0

The 1879 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1879 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0–2 record and was retroactively named co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 1 vs. Penn* Hoboken, NJ W 3–0  
November 8 Harvard* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT (The Game) T 0–0  
November 15 Rutgers* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 5–0  
November 22 vs. Columbia* Hoboken, NJ W 2–0  
November 27 vs. Princeton* Hoboken, NJ T 0–0  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. pp. 105–106. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1879 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on January 6, 2014.