1894 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (Billingsley, Helms, NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
1894 record16–0
Head coachWilliam Rhodes (2nd season)
CaptainFrank Hinkey
Home stadiumYale Field
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The 1894 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1894 college football season. The team finished with a 16–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, and National Championship Foundation, and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2]


September 29at Trinity (CT)Hartford, CTW 42–0
October 3BrownW 28–0
October 6Crescent Athletic Club
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 10–0
October 10Williams
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 23–4
October 13vs. LehighNew York, NYW 34–0
October 17vs. DartmouthW 34–0
October 24Boston AA
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 23–0
October 25at Orange Athletic ClubOrange, NJW 24–0
October 27at ArmyW 12–5
October 31Volunteer Athletic Club (NY)
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 42–0
November 3BrownProvidence, RI (rivalry)W 12–0
November 7Tufts
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 67–0
November 10vs. LehighNew York, NYW 50–0
November 14Chicago Athletic Association
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 48–0
November 24vs. Harvard
  • Hampden Park
  • Springfield, MA (rivalry)
W 12–4
December 1vs. PrincetonNew York, NY (rivalry)W 24–0



  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 "1894 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
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