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1923 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-national champion (QPRS)
ConferenceIndependent
1923 record8–0
Head coachTad Jones (6th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumYale Bowl
Uniform
Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 NCAA independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
New Mexico A&M         9 0 0
Cornell         8 0 0
Marquette         8 0 0
Yale         8 0 0
Notre Dame         9 1 0
Dartmouth         8 1 0
Syracuse         8 1 0
Boston College         7 1 1
Rutgers         7 1 1
West Virginia         7 1 1
Western State (MI)         6 1 1
Central Michigan         5 1 2
Hawaii         5 1 2
Navy         5 1 3
Centenary         10 2 0
Middle Tennessee         4 1 0
Army         6 2 1
Colgate         6 2 1
Penn State         6 2 1
Cincinnati         6 3 0
Wake Forest         6 3 0
William & Mary         6 3 0
Tempe         4 2 0
Saint Mary's (CA)         5 3 1
Brown         6 4 0
Gonzaga         4 3 0
Harvard         4 3 1
Detroit         4 3 2
Arizona         5 3 0
Pittsburgh         5 4 0
Trinity         5 4 0
Duquesne         4 4 0
Montana         4 4 0
Princeton         3 3 1
Nevada         2 3 2
Texas Mines         3 4 0
Santa Clara         3 4 1
Michigan Agricultural         3 5 0
Santa Barbara State         2 4 0
East Tennessee State         2 5 0
Massachusetts         2 5 0
Michigan State Normal         2 5 1
Tulsa         2 5 1
Drexel         2 6 0
Cal Aggies         2 7 0
Villanova         0 7 1

The 1923 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1923 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with an undefeated 8–0 record under sixth-year head coach Tad Jones. Yale outscored its opponents by a combined score of 230 to 38, including a 40–0 victory over Georgia, a 31–10 victory over Army and shutout victories over rivals Princeton and Harvard.[1] Two Yale players, tackle Century Milstead and fullback Bill Mallory, were consensus selections for the 1923 College Football All-America Team.[2] The team was selected retroactively as a co-national champion by the Berryman QPRS system.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 6 North CarolinaW 53–0
October 13 Georgia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 40–0
October 20 Bucknell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 29–14
October 27 Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 21–0
November 3 Army
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 31–10
November 10 Maryland
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 16–14
November 17 Princeton
W 27–0
November 24at Harvard Cambridge, MA (rivalry)W 13–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1923 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/yale/1923-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1155
  3. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2015/FBS.pdf. Retrieved January 8, 2016.
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