|1876 Yale Bulldogs football|
|Consensus national champion|
|Head coach||No coach|
|Captain||Eugene V. Baker|
|Home stadium||Hamilton Park|
|1876 college football records|
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. The Yale team defeated rival Harvard for the first time.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|November 18||Harvard||W 1–0||2,000|
|November 30||vs. Princeton||W 2–0||>1,000|
|December 9||vs. Columbia||Hoboken, NJ||W 2–0|
Source: SR/College Football 
References[edit | edit source]
- 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.
- "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.
- "Foot-Ball, from the New York Herald, Dec. 1st". The Buffalo Commercial: p. 2. December 2, 1876.