1916 Yale Bulldogs football
1916 record8–1
Head coachTad Jones (1st season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
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The 1916 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1916 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with an 8–1 record under first-year head coach Tad Jones. The team outscored its opponents by a combined score of 182 to 44 and suffered its only loss to Brown.[1] Yale guard Clinton Black was a consensus pick for the 1916 College Football All-America Team, and four other Yale players (ends Charles Comerford and George Moseley, halfback Harry LeGore, and a guard with the surname Fox) also received first-team All-American honors from at least one selector in 1916.


September 30 Carnegie TechW 25–0
October 7 Virginia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 61–3
October 14 Lehigh
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 12–0
October 20 Virginia Polytechnic
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 19–0
October 28 Washington & Jefferson
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 36–14
November 4 Colgate
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 7–3
November 11 Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 6–21
November 18at Princeton Princeton, NJ (rivalry)W 10–0
November 25 Harvard
W 6–3


  1. "1916 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
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