1893 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (Davis)
1893 record10–1
Head coachWilliam Rhodes (1st season)
CaptainFrank Hinkey
Home stadiumYale Field
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The 1893 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1893 college football season. The team finished with a 10–1 record and, despite losing to Princeton, was retroactively named as the national champion by one selector, Parke H. Davis.[1][2]


October 4BrownW 18–0
October 7Crescent Athletic Club
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 16–0
October 14Dartmouth
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT (rivalry)
W 28–0
October 18Amherst
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 46–0
October 21at Orange Athletic ClubOrange, NJW 50–0
October 25Williams
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 82–0
October 28at ArmyW 28–0
November 7at New York Athletic ClubW 42–0
November 11vs. Penn
  • Polo Grounds
  • New York, NY (rivalry)
W 14–6
November 25vs. Harvard
W 6–0
November 30vs. Princeton
L 0–6



  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "1893 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
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