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1980 Yale Bulldogs football
Ivy League champion
ConferenceIvy League
1980 record8–2 (6–1 Ivy)
Head coachCarmen Cozza (16th season)
Home stadiumYale Bowl
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Ivy League football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale 6 1 0     8 2 0
Cornell 5 2 0     5 5 0
Harvard 4 3 0     7 3 0
Brown 4 3 0     6 4 0
Princeton 4 3 0     6 4 0
Dartmouth 4 3 0     4 6 0
Pennsylvania 1 6 0     1 9 0
Columbia 0 7 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs were led by sixteenth 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, 8–2 overall.[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 20at BrownW 45–17
September 27Connecticut*W 20–10
October 4Air Force*
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 17–16
October 11at Boston CollegeL 9–27
October 18Columbia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 30–10
October 25at PennW 8–0
November 1at DartmouthW 35–7
November 8Cornell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
L 6–24
November 15Princeton
W 25–13
November 22at HarvardW 14–0
  • *Non-conference game

RosterEdit

1980 Yale Bulldogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 33 Diana, RichRich Diana
QB 17 Dufek, MikeMike Dufek
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 12 Daugherty, DavidDavid Daugherty
DE 99 Kelly, JohnJohn Kelly
LB 37 McKenzie, ScottScott McKenzie
LB 23 Rohrer, JeffJeff Rohrer
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

ReferencesEdit

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