1894 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1894 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (Billingsley, Helms, NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1894 record 16–0 ( IFA)
Head coach William Rhodes (2nd year)
Captain Frank Hinkey
Home stadium Yale Field
« 1893 1895 »

The 1894 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1894 college football season. The team finished with a 16–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, and National Championship Foundation, and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 at Trinity* Hartford, CT W 42–0  
October 3 Brown* Yale FieldNew Haven, CT W 28–0  
October 6 Crescent Athletic Club* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 10–0  
October 10 Williams* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 23–4  
October 13 vs. Lehigh* New York, NY W 34–0  
October 17 vs. Dartmouth* Hampden Park • Springfield, MA W 34–0  
October 24 Boston AA* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 23–0  
October 25 at Orange Athletic Club* Orange, NJ W 24–0  
October 27 at Army* West Point, NY W 12–5  
October 31 Volunteer (NY) Athletic Club* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 42–0  
November 3 at Brown* Providence, RI W 12–0  
November 7 Tufts* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 67–0  
November 10 vs. Lehigh* New York, NY W 50–0  
November 14 Chicago (IL) AA* Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 48–0  
November 24 vs. Harvard* Hampden Park • Springfield, MA (The Game) W 12–4  
December 1 vs. Princeton* New York, NY W 24–0  
*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. ^ 1894 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on January 28, 2014.