1877 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
ConferenceIndependent
1877 record3–0–1
Head coachNo coach
CaptainEugene V. Baker
Home stadiumHamilton Park
Seasons
← 1876
1878 →
1877 college football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         3 0 1
Princeton         2 0 1
Amherst         1 0 0
Harvard         3 1 0
Columbia         1 2 0
Rutgers         1 2 0
Stevens Tech         1 3 0
Tufts         0 3 0

The 1877 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1877 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0–1 record and was retroactively named national champion by the National Championship Foundation and co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
November 3TuftsW 1–0
November 21Trinity (CT)
  • Hamilton Park
  • New Haven, CT
W 7–0
December 2Columbia
  • Hamilton Park
  • New Haven, CT
W 1–0
December 8vs. PrincetonHoboken, NJ (rivalry)T 0–0

Source: SR/College Football [2]

References[edit | edit source]

  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 "1877 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/yale/1877-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
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