1880 Princeton Tigers football team

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1880 Princeton Tigers football
Co-Intercollegiate Football Association champion
Co-national champion (NCF, Davis)
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1880 record 4–0–1 (?–? IFA)
Head coach No coach
Captain Francis Loney
Seasons
« 1879 1881 »
1880 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         4 0 1
Yale         4 0 1
Kentucky U.         2 0 0
Michigan         1 0 0
Penn         3 2 0
Harvard         2 2 2
Rutgers         2 2 0
Columbia         1 2 0
Stevens Tech         1 5 0
Amherst         0 1 1
Massachusetts         0 1 1
Brown         0 1 0
CCNY         0 1 0
Toronto         0 1 0
Centre         0 2 0

The 1880 Princeton Tigers football team represented the College of New Jersey in the 1880 college football season. The team finished with a 4–0–1 record and was retroactively named co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation and Parke H. Davis.[1][2] This season marked the tenth national championship in 12 years, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 23 Stevens Tech Princeton, NJ W 6–0  
November 2 Rutgers Princeton, NJ W 8–0  
November 6 Penn Princeton, NJ W 1–0  
November 13 Harvard Princeton, NJ W 2–1  
November 25 vs. Yale New York, NY 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. ^ 1880 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.
  3. ^ Princeton University championships. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 10, 2013.