1883 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1883 Yale Bulldogs football
Consensus national champion
IFA champion
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1883 record 8–0 ( )
Head coach No coach
Captain Ray Tompkins
Home stadium Hamilton Park
Seasons
« 1882 1884 »
1883 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         9 0 0
Gallaudet         2 0 0
Carleton         1 0 0
Johns Hopkins         1 0 0
Harvard         8 2 0
Princeton         7 1 0
Pennsylvania         6 2 1
Stevens Tech         6 4 1
Massachusetts         1 1 0
Minnesota         1 1 0
Williams         1 1 0
Fordham         4 5 0
Lafayette         2 4 0
Wesleyan         3 5 0
Columbia         1 3 0
Michigan         1 4 0
Rutgers         1 6 0
Amherst         0 1 0
Dartmouth         0 1 0
Hamline         0 1 0
Lewisburg         0 1 0
Navy         0 1 0
CCNY         0 2 0
Georgetown         0 2 0

The 1883 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1883 college football season. The team finished with an 8–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation and Parke H. Davis.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 26 Wesleyan* Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 58–0  
September 29 at Wesleyan* Middletown, CT W 90–0  
October 6 Stevens Tech* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 59–0  
November 6 vs. Rutgers* New York, NY W 92–0  
November 17 vs. Columbia* New York, NY W 93–0  
November 21 Michigan* Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT W 64–0  
November 24 vs. Princeton* New York, NY W 6–0  
November 29 vs. Harvard* Polo Grounds • New York, NY (The Game) W 23–2  
*Non-conference game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1883 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on January 14, 2014.