1894 Princeton Tigers football team

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1894 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Houlgate)
Conference Independent
1894 record 8–2
Head coach No coach
Captain Thomas Trenchard
Seasons
« 1893 1895 »


1894 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         16 0 0
Penn         12 0 0
Harvard         11 2 0
Michigan         9 1 1
Chicago         14 7 1
Princeton         8 2 0
Virginia         8 2 0
Brown         10 5 0
Beloit         6 3 0
Stanford         6 3 0
Wisconsin         5 2 0
Amherst         7 5 0
Cornell         6 4 1
Notre Dame         3 1 1
Minnesota         3 1 0
Tufts         6 5 0
Dartmouth         5 4 0
Illinois         4 3 0
Army         3 2 0
USC         1 0 0
Oregon Agricultural         2 1 0
Washington Agricultural         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 1
California         0 1 2
Oregon         1 2 1
Trinity (CT)         1 2 0
Utah         1 2 0
Lake Forest         3 4 0
Lafayette         5 6 0
Williams         1 3 0
MIT         1 4 0
Northwestern         1 5 0
Lehigh         5 9 0
Wesleyan         0 5 0

The 1894 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1894 college football season. The team finished with an 8–2 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by one selector, the Houlgate System.[1] They outscored their opponents 204 to 44.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Lafayette Princeton, NJ W 40–0  
October 3 at Lehigh Bethlehem, PA W 8–0  
October 10 Rutgers Princeton, NJ W 48–0  
October 15 vs. Virginia Baltimore, MD W 12–0  
October 20 Cornell Princeton, NJ W 12–4  
October 27 Lehigh Princeton, NJ W 32–0  
November 3 Volunteer (NY) Athletic Club Princeton, NJ W 40–0  
November 10 vs. Penn Trenton, NJ L 0–12  
November 26 at Orange (NJ) Athletic Club* Orange, NJ W 12–4  
December 1 vs. Yale New York, NY L 0–24  
*Non-conference game.

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