1880 college football season

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The 1880 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Princeton and Yale as having been selected national champions.[2] On April 9, college football was first played in the state of Kentucky when Kentucky University defeated Centre 13¾–0 at Stoll Field. It was one of the first in the South.


  1. ^ http://www.jhowell.net/cf/cf1880.htm
  2. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.