American Football Database
1922 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Boand, CFRA)
Co-national champion (NCF, Davis, Sagarin-ELO)
Conference Independent
1922 record 8–0
Head coach Bill Roper (9th year)
Offensive scheme Short punt
Captain Mel Dickenson
Home stadium Palmer Stadium
Current uniform
« 1921 1923 »

The 1922 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1922 college football season. The team finished with an 8–0 record and was retroactively named as the 1922 national champion by the Boand System and College Football Researchers Association, and as a co-national champion by he National Championship Foundation, Parke H. Davis, and Jeff Sagarin (using the ELO-Chess methodology).[1] They outscored their opponents 127 to 34.[2]


September 30Johns HopkinsW 30–0
October 7Virginia
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 5–0
October 14[[{{{school}}}|Colgate]]
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 10–0
October 21Maryland
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 26–0
October 28at ChicagoW 21–1831,000
November 4Swarthmore
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ
W 22–13
November 11at HarvardW 10–3
November 18Yale
  • Palmer Stadium
  • Princeton, NJ (rivalry)
W 3–0



  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "1922 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.