1884 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1884 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (Helms, NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
IFA co-champion
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1884 record 8–0–1 ( )
Head coach No coach
Home stadium Yale Field
Seasons
← 1883
1885 →
1884 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         9 0 1
Yale         8 0 1
Michigan         2 0 0
Williams         2 0 0
Navy         1 0 0
Wabash         1 0 0
Penn         5 1 1
Fordham         5 1 0
Harvard         7 4 0
Butler         1 1 0
Columbia         1 1 0
Rutgers         3 4 0
Stevens Tech         4 5 0
Wesleyan         3 5 0
Dartmouth         1 2 1
Massachusetts         1 2 0
Lafayette         2 5 0
Tufts         0 1 1
Albion         0 1 0
CCNY         0 1 0
DePauw         0 1 0
Johns Hopkins         0 2 0
Amherst         0 3 0
Lehigh         0 4 0

The 1884 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1884 college football season. The team finished with an 8–0–1 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and National Championship Foundation and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 1 Wesleyan* Yale FieldNew Haven, CT W 31–0  
October 11 Stevens Tech* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 96–0  
October 17 vs. Wesleyan* Hartford, CT W 63–0  
October 22 at Rutgers* New Brunswick, NJ W 76–10  
October 25 at Dartmouth* Hanover, NH W 113–0  
November 5 Wesleyan* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 46–0  
November 19 Yale Alumni* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 18–0  
November 22 Harvard* Yale Field • New Haven, CT (The Game) W 52–0  
November 27 vs. Princeton* New York, NY T 0–0  
*Non-conference game.

Source: SR/College Football [2]

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. ^ a b "1884 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.