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.[1] 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.

Conference standings[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.