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 season)
Captain Frank Hinkey
Home stadium Yale Field
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →
1893 Northeast Independent Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale 6 0 0     10 1 0
Harvard 7 1 0     12 1 0
Dartmouth 4 3 0     4 3 0
Army 2 1 0     4 5 0
Brown 4 2 0     6 3 0
Wesleyan 3 0 0     4 1 0
Williams College 2 3 1     2 3 1
Amherst College 3 5 1     7 6 1
Tufts University 2 4 0     4 7 0
Trinity College 0 6 1     0 6 1
Cornell 0 2 1     4 5 1
MIT 0 5 0     1 5 0

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]

Schedule[edit]

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.

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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 "1893 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.