1883 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1883 Yale Bulldogs football
Consensus National Champions
IFA Champions
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1883 record 8–0 ( )
Head coach No coach
Home stadium Hamilton Park
« 1882 1884 »

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


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.