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1921 Yale Bulldogs football
ConferenceIndependent
1921 record8–1
Head coachTad Jones (4th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumYale Bowl
Seasons
← 1920
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The 1921 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1921 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with an 8–1 record under fourth-year head coach Tad Jones. Yale outscored its opponents by a combined score of 202 to 31. Its sole loss came in the final game of the season, a 10–3 loss against Harvard at Cambridge, Massachusetts.[1] Yale halfback Malcolm Aldrich was a consensus selection for the 1921 College Football All-America Team,[2] receiving first-team honors from Walter Camp,[3] Billy Evans, Walter Eckersall, Jack Veiock, Malcolm McLean,[4] and Norman E. Brown.[5]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 24 BatesW 28–0
October 1 Vermont
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 14–0
October 8 North Carolina
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 34–0
October 15 Williams
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 23–0
October 22 Army
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 14–7
October 29 Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 45–7
November 5 Maryland
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 28–0
November 12 Princeton
W 13–7
November 19at Harvard Cambridge, MA (rivalry)L 3–10

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1921 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/yale/1921-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. Consensus All-American designations based on the NCAA guide to football award winners Script error
  3. "Walter Camp's All-America Selections for 1921". The New York Times. December 21, 1921. https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1921/12/21/107038291.pdf. Retrieved March 6, 2013.
  4. "All-America Addendum -- Part 2". College Football Historical Society Newsletter. November 2008. http://www.la84foundation.org/SportsLibrary/CFHSN/CFHSNv12/CFHSNv12n2b.pdf.
  5. "Western Players Predominate On All American Team Picked By Normy Brown". Capital Times. 1921-11-28.
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