1927 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1927 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (CFRA)
Conference Independent
1927 record 7–1
Head coach Tad Jones
Offensive scheme Single wing
Home stadium Yale Bowl
« 1926 1928 »

The 1927 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1927 college football season. They finished with a 7–1 record.[1] Running back Bruce Caldwell was suspended after the 5–1 start. Although most selectors have named either Illinois or Georgia as the 1927 national champion, Yale was retroactively named as the national champion by one selector, the College Football Researchers Association.[2]


Date Opponent Site Result
October 1 Bowdoin* Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 41–0  
October 8 Georgia* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT L 10–14  
October 15 Brown* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 19–0  
October 22 Army* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 10–6  
October 29 Dartmouth* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 19–0  
November 5 Maryland* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 30–6  
November 12 Princeton* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 14–6  
November 19 at Harvard* Harvard StadiumAllston, MA (The Game) W 14–0  
*Non-conference game.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 1927 Yale University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on January 20, 2014.
  2. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 13, 2016.