American Football Database
American Football Database
1979 Yale Bulldogs football
Ivy League champion
ConferenceIvy League
1979 record8–1 (6–1 Ivy)
Head coachCarmen Cozza (15th season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
← 1978
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Template:1979 Ivy League football standings The 1979 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs were led by fifteenth year head coach Carmen Cozza, played their home games at the Yale Bowl and finished in first place in the Ivy League with a 6–1 record, 8–1 overall.[1]


September 22BrownW 13–12
September 29Connecticut*
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 24–17
October 6Colgate*
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 27–0
October 13Dartmouth
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 3–0
October 20at ColumbiaW 37–7
October 27Penn
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT (Rivalry)
W 24–6
November 3at CornellW 23–20
November 10at PrincetonW 35–10
November 17Harvard
L 7–22
  • *Non-conference game


1979 Yale Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
RB 7 Diana, RichRich Diana
QB 6 Dunn, DennisDennis Dunn
RB 42 Hill, KennyKenny Hill
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt


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