1923 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1923 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-national champion (QPRS)
Conference Independent
1923 record 8–0
Head coach Tad Jones (6th season)
Offensive scheme Single-wing
Home stadium Yale Bowl
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1922
1924 →

The 1923 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1923 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with an undefeated 8–0 record under sixth-year head coach Tad Jones. Yale outscored its opponents by a combined score of 230 to 38, including a 40–0 victory over Georgia, a 31–10 victory over Army and shutout victories over rivals Princeton and Harvard.[1] Two Yale players, tackle Century Milstead and fullback Bill Mallory, were consensus selections for the 1923 College Football All-America Team.[2] The team was selected retroactively as a co-national champion by the Berryman QPRS system.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 6 North CarolinaW 53–0
October 13 Georgia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 40–0
October 20 Bucknell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 29–14
October 27 Brown
W 21–0
November 3 Army
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 31–10
November 10 Maryland
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 16–14
November 17 Princeton
W 27–0
November 24at Harvard Cambridge, MAW 13–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1923 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1155
  3. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016.