1882 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1882 Yale Bulldogs football
Consensus National Champions
IFA Champions
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1882 record 8–0 ( )
Head coach No coach
Captain Ray Tompkins
Home stadium Hamilton Park
« 1881 1883 »

The 1882 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1882 college football season. They finished with an 8–0 record and were retroactively named national champions by the Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation and Parke H. Davis.[1]


Date Opponent Site Result
October 7 Wesleyan* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 9–0  
October 21 Rutgers* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 9–0  
October 28 at Rutgers* New Brunswick, NJ W 5–0  
November 4 MIT* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 6–0  
November 8 at Amherst* Amherst, MA W 8–0  
November 18 Columbia* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 11–0  
November 25 at Harvard* Holmes Field • Cambridge, MA (The Game) W 1–0  
November 30 vs. Princeton* New York, NY W 2–1  
*Non-conference game.