|1877 Princeton Tigers football|
| National champion (Billingsley)|
Co-national champion (Davis)
|Head coach||No coach|
|Captain||W. E. Dodge|
|1877 college football records|
The 1877 Princeton Tigers football team represented the College of New Jersey, then more commonly known as Princeton College, in the 1877 college football season. The team finished with a 2–0–1 record and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report and as co-national champion by Parke H. Davis. This season was Princeton's seventh national championship and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881. Princeton played Harvard for the second time, earning its first victory over the Crimson. The captain of the team was W. E. Dodge.
|November 3||Harvard||Princeton, NJ (rivalry)||W 1–0|
|November 17||Columbia||Princeton, NJ||W 4–0|
|December 8||vs. Yale||Hoboken, NJ (rivalry)||T 0–0|
- ↑ "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.
- ↑ "Championships - Tigers Football". Princeton University. http://www.princetontigersfootball.com/championships/. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
- ↑ "1877 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/princeton/1877-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
- ↑ "All-Time Princeton Results". Princeton University. http://goprincetontigers.com/documents/2017/7/7//All_Time_FB_Results.pdf. Retrieved January 2, 2018.