1925 Yale Bulldogs football
1925 record5–2–1
Head coachTad Jones (8th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumYale Bowl
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Template:1925 Eastern independents college football records The 1925 Yale Bulldogs football team was an American football team that represented Yale University as an independent during the 1925 college football season. In its eighth season under head coach Tad Jones, the team compiled a 5–2–1 record and outscored opponents by a total of 204 to 76.[1]

Yale guard Herbert Sturhahn was named a first-team player on the 1925 College Football All-America Teams selected by the Associated Press,[2] Collier's Weekly,[3] the All-America Board (made up of Tad Jones of Yale, Knute Rockne of Notre Dame and Glenn Scobey Warner of Stanford),[4] and the New York Sun.[5] Sturhahn was also later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Yale tackle Johnny Joss was also named a first-team All-American for 1925 by the New York Sun.[5]


October 3 MiddleburyW 53–0[6]
October 10 Georgia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 35–7[7]
October 17 Penn
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 13–1660,000[8]
October 24at BrownW 20–728,000[9]
October 31Army
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 28–780,000[10]
November 7 Maryland
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 43–14[11]
November 14 Princeton
L 12–2578,000[12]
November 21at Harvard T 0–052,000[13]


  1. "1925 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. "Associated Press Announces All-American Teams". Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. 1925-12-14.
  3. "Syracuse Draws Blank as Rice Names Official All-American Eleven". Syracuse Herald. 1925-12-15.
  4. Tad Jones; Knute Rockne; Glenn Warner (1925-12-04). "Red Grange Placed on Second All-American Team: Coaches Keep Star Off First: Rockne, Jones and Warner Claim He Has Two Main Weak Points; Friedman Is Captain; Two Michigan Men Honored; Pacific Coast Stars in the Backfield". The Davenport Democrat.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Here's An All-American Picked By New York Sun Favors Eastern Players". Hamilton Evening Journal. 1925-11-28.
  6. "Yale Eleven Starts With 53 to 0 Victory Over Middlebury". The Hartford Courant: pp. 1B, 3B. October 4, 1925.
  7. "Yale Wallops Crackers From Georgia On Frost Bitten Gridiron By Score of 35 to 7". The Hartford Courant: p. 2B. October 11, 1925.
  8. Gordon Mackay (October 18, 1925). "Penn Beats Yale 16-13 Before 60,000 Fans: Red and Blue Eleven for First Time in History Beats Yale". The Philadelphia Inquirer: pp. 1S, 2S.
  9. "Yale Becomes Powerful Machine Again And Tames Brown". The Hartford Courant: pp. 1B, 3B. October 25, 1925.
  10. "Yale Crushes Army By Strong Attack in Final Quarter". The Hartford Courant: p. 1. November 1, 1925.
  11. "Yale Buries Maryland Under 43 to 14 Score in Bowl Game". The Hartford Courant: pp. 1B, 2B. November 8, 1925.
  12. "Yale Overwhelmed by 'Miracle Eleven' of Tigers, 25 to 12". The Hartford Courant: p. 1. November 15, 1925.
  13. "Harvard Holds Yale to 0-0 as Deadlock in Game of Many Sensations and Thrills". The Philadelphia Inquirer: pp. 1S, 4S. November 22, 1925.
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