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1874 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
ConferenceIndependent
1874 record3–0
Head coachNo coach
CaptainHugh J. McBirney
Home stadiumHamilton Park
Seasons
← 1873
1875 →
1874 college football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Yale           3 0  
Princeton           2 0  
Harvard           1 1  
Tufts           1 0  
Stevens Tech           3 1  
Rutgers           1 3  
Columbia           1 5  
NYU           0 1  
McGill           0 1  

The 1874 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1874 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0 record and was retroactively named national champion by the National Championship Foundation and as co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2] The team captain was Hugh J. McBirney.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
November 18StevensW 6–0
November 21Columbia
  • Hamilton Park
  • New Haven, CT
W 5–1
December 5Columbia
  • Hamilton Park
  • New Haven, CT
W 6–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. "National Poll Champions". NCAA Division I Football Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2017. p. 110. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2017/FBS.pdf. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  2. "1874 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/yale/1874-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. "Timeline of Yale Football". Yale University. http://www.yalebulldogs.com/sports/m-footbl/2014-15/files/TIMELINE_OF_YALE_FOOTBALL_after_2014_season.doc. Retrieved January 9, 2018.

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