1889 Princeton Tigers football team
|1889 Princeton Tigers football|
Consensus national champion
|Conference||Intercollegiate Football Association|
|1889 record||10–0 (?–0 IFA)|
|Head coach||No coach|
|Captain||Edgar Allan Poe|
The 1889 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1889 college football season. The team finished with a 10–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champions by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis. They outscored their opponents 484 to 29.
|October 5||Lehigh||Princeton, NJ||W 16–0|
|October 12||at Lehigh||Bethlehem, PA||W 16–4|
|October 19||Stevens Tech||Princeton, NJ||W 49–0|
|October 26||at Penn||Philadelphia, PA||W 72–4|
|November 2||at Wesleyan||Middletown, CT||W 98–0|
|November 6||at Columbia||New York, NY||W 71–0|
|November 16||at Harvard||Cambridge, MA||W 41–15|
|November 23||Orange (NJ) Athletic Club*||Princeton, NJ||W 54–6|
|November 28||vs. Yale||New York, NY||W 10–0|
|November 30||vs. Columbia (MD) Athletic Club||Washington, D.C.||W 57–0|
- National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
- 1889 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 14, 2013.