1971 Yale Bulldogs football
ConferenceIvy League
1971 record4–5 (3–4 Ivy)
Head coachCarmen Cozza (7th season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
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Template:1971 Ivy League football standings The 1971 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1971 NCAA University Division football season. The Bulldogs were led by seventh year head coach Carmen Cozza, played their home games at the Yale Bowl and finished tied for fifth place in the Ivy League with a 3–4 record, 4–5 overall.[1]


September 25Connecticut*W 23–0
October 2Colgate*
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 21–28
October 9at BrownW 17–10
October 16at ColumbiaL 14–15
October 23Cornell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 10–31
October 30at DartmouthL 15–17
November 6Penn
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT (Rivalry)
W 24–14
November 13at PrincetonW 10–6
November 20Harvard
L 16–35
  • *Non-conference game


1971 Yale Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
RB 25 Jauron, DickDick Jauron Jr
C 51 Johnson, DougDoug Johnson So
T 75 Jordan, MattMatt Jordan Sr
FB 22 Mierzwinski, GregGreg Mierzwinski Jr
QB 10 Purrington, RoyRoy Purrington Jr
Pos. # Name Class
DE 80 Jones, PaulPaul Jones Sr
DB 16 Lewis, CarlCarl Lewis So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt


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