1893 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1893 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (Davis)
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1893 record 10–1 ( IFA)
Head coach William Rhodes (1st year)
Captain Frank Hinkey
Home stadium Yale Field
« 1892 1894 »

The 1893 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1893 college football season. The team finished with a 10–1 record and, despite losing to Princeton, was retroactively named as the national champion by one selector, Parke H. Davis.[1][2]


Date Opponent Site Result
October 4 Brown* Yale FieldNew Haven, CT W 18–0  
October 7 Crescent Athletic Club* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 16–0  
October 14 Dartmouth* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 28–0  
October 18 Amherst* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 46–0  
October 21 at Orange Athletic Club* Orange, NJ W 50–0  
October 25 Williams* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 82–0  
October 28 at Army* West Point, NY W 28–0  
November 7 at New York Athletic Club* Polo GroundsNew York, NY W 42–0  
November 11 vs. Penn* Polo Grounds • New York, NY W 14–6  
November 25 vs. Harvard* Hampden Park • Springfield, MA (The Game) W 6–0  
November 30 vs. Princeton* Polo Grounds • New York, NY L 0–6  
*Non-conference game.


  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ 1893 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on January 27, 2014.