American Football Database
American Football Database
1876 Yale Bulldogs football
Consensus national champion
Conference Independent
1876 record 3–0
Head coach No coach
Captain Eugene V. Baker
Home stadium Hamilton Park
Seasons
« 1875 1877 »
1876 college football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         3 0 0
Rutgers         1 0 0
Harvard         3 1 0
Princeton         3 2 0
Stevens Tech         2 2 1
Penn         1 2 0
Canada All-Stars         0 1 0
McGill         0 1 0
NYU         0 1 0
Philadelphia All-Stars         0 1 0
Columbia         1 3 0

The 1876 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1876 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0 record and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis.[1][2] The Yale team defeated rival Harvard for the first time.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
November 18HarvardW 1–02,000
November 30vs. Princeton
W 2–0>1,000[3]
December 9vs. ColumbiaHoboken, NJW 2–0

Source: SR/College Football [2]

References

  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2015/FBS.pdf. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "1876 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/yale/1876-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Foot-Ball, from the New York Herald, Dec. 1st". The Buffalo Commercial: p. 2. December 2, 1876.

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