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American Football Database

This is a list of seasons completed by the Princeton Tigers football team of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). Since the team's creation in 1869 and competition in the first college football game, Princeton has played more than 1,200 officially sanctioned games, holding an all-time record of 835–408–50.[1] Princeton originally competed as a football independent but joined the Ivy League as a founding member in 1956.[2] The Tigers claim 28 national championships from official NCAA-designated major selectors and 12 Ivy conference championships.

Seasons

Year Coach Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Independent (1869–1900)
1869 No coach 1–1
1870 No coach 1–0
1871 No coach 0–0
1872 No coach 1–0
1873 No coach 1–0
1874 No coach 2–0
1875 No coach 2–0
1876 No coach 3–2
1877 No coach 2–0–1
1878 No coach 6–0
1879 No coach 4–0–1
1880 No coach 4–0–1
1881 No coach 7–0–2
1882 No coach 7–2
1883 No coach 7–1
1884 No coach 9–0–1
1885 No coach 9–0
1886 No coach 7–0–1
1887 No coach 7–2
1888 No coach 11–1
1889 No coach 10–0
1890 No coach 11–1–1
1891 No coach 12–1
1892 No coach 12–2
1893 No coach 11–0
1894 No coach 8–2
1895 No coach 10–1–1
1896 No coach 10–0–1
1897 No coach 10–1
1898 No coach 11–0–1
1899 No coach 12–1
1900 No coach 8–3
Langdon Lea (Independent) (1901)
1901 Langdon Lea 9–1–1
Garrett Cochran (Independent) (1902)
1902 Garrett Cochran 8–1
Art Hillebrand (Independent) (1903–1905)
1903 Art Hillebrand 11–0
1904 Art Hillebrand 8–2
1905 Art Hillebrand 8–2
Bill Roper (Independent) (1906–1908)
1906 Bill Roper 9–0–1
1907 Bill Roper 7–2
1908 Bill Roper 5–2–3
Jim McCormick (Independent) (1909)
1909 Jim McCormick 6–2–1
Bill Roper (Independent) (1910–1911)
1910 Bill Roper 7–1
1911 Bill Roper 8–0–2
Logan Cunningham (Independent) (1912)
1912 Logan Cunningham 7–1–1
Walter G. Andrews (Independent) (1913)
1913 Walter G. Andrews 5–2–1
Wilder Penfield (Independent) (1914)
1914 Wilder Penfield 5–2–1
John H. Rush (Independent) (1915–1918)
1915 John H. Rush 6–2
1916 John H. Rush 6–2
1917 John H. Rush 2–0
1918 John H. Rush 3–0
Bill Roper (Independent) (1919–1930)
1919 Bill Roper 4–2–1
1920 Bill Roper 6–0–1
1921 Bill Roper 4–3
1922 Bill Roper 8–0
1923 Bill Roper 3–3–1
1924 Bill Roper 4–2–1
1925 Bill Roper 5–1–1
1926 Bill Roper 5–1–1
1927 Bill Roper 6–1
1928 Bill Roper 5–1–2
1929 Bill Roper 2–4–1
1930 Bill Roper 1–5–1
Albert Wittmer (Independent) (1931)
1931 Albert Wittmer 1–7
Fritz Crisler (Independent) (1932–1937)
1932 Fritz Crisler 2–2–3
1933 Fritz Crisler 9–0
1934 Fritz Crisler 7–1
1935 Fritz Crisler 9–0
1936 Fritz Crisler 4–2–2
1937 Fritz Crisler 4–4
Tad Wieman (Independent) (1938–1942)
1938 Tad Wieman 3–4–1
1939 Tad Wieman 7–1
1940 Tad Wieman 5–2–1
1941 Tad Wieman 2–6
1942 Tad Wieman 3–5–1
Harry Mahnken (Independent) (1943–1944)
1943 Harry Mahnken 1–6
1944 Harry Mahnken 1–2
Charlie Caldwell (Independent) (1945–1955)
1945 Charlie Caldwell 2–3–2
1946 Charlie Caldwell 3–5
1947 Charlie Caldwell 5–3
1948 Charlie Caldwell 4–4
1949 Charlie Caldwell 6–3 18
1950 Charlie Caldwell 9–0 8 6
1951 Charlie Caldwell 9–0 6 6
1952 Charlie Caldwell 8–1 14 19
1953 Charlie Caldwell 5–4
1954 Charlie Caldwell 5–3–1
1955 Charlie Caldwell 7–2
Charlie Caldwell (Ivy League) (1956)
1956 Charlie Caldwell 7–2 5–2 2nd
Dick Colman (Ivy League) (1957–1968)
1957 Dick Colman 7–2 6–1 1st
1958 Dick Colman 6–3 5–2 T–2nd
1959 Dick Colman 4–5 3–4 T–5th
1960 Dick Colman 7–2 6–1 2nd
1961 Dick Colman 5–4 5–2 T–3rd
1962 Dick Colman 5–4 4–3 T–3rd
1963 Dick Colman 7–2 5–2 T–1st
1964 Dick Colman 9–0 7–0 1st 13
1965 Dick Colman 8–1 6–1 2nd
1966 Dick Colman 7–2 6–1 T–1st
1967 Dick Colman 6–3 4–3 T–1st
1968 Dick Colman 4–5 4–3 4th
Jake McCandless (Ivy League) (1969–1972)
1969 Jake McCandless 6–3 6–1 T–1st
1970 Jake McCandless 5–4 3–4 5th
1971 Jake McCandless 4–5 3–4 T–5th
1972 Jake McCandless 3–5–1 2–4–1 T–6th
Bob Casciola (Ivy League) (1973–1977)
1973 Bob Casciola 1–8 0–7 8th
1974 Bob Casciola 4–4–1 3–4 T–5th
1975 Bob Casciola 4–5 3–4 5th
1976 Bob Casciola 2–7 2–5 T–5th
1977 Bob Casciola 3–6 3–4 6th
Frank Navarro (Ivy League) (1978–1984)
1978 Frank Navarro 2–5–2 1–4–2 7th
1979 Frank Navarro 5–4 5–2 T–2nd
1980 Frank Navarro 6–4 4–3 T–3rd
1981 Frank Navarro 5–4–1 5–1–1 3rd
1982 Frank Navarro 3–7 3–4 4th
1983 Frank Navarro 4–6 2–5 6th
1984 Frank Navarro 4–5 3–4 5th
Ron Rogerson (Ivy League) (1985–1986)
1985 Ron Rogerson 5–5 5–2 T–2nd
1986 Ron Rogerson 2–8 2–5 T–6th
Steve Tosches (Ivy League) (1987–1999)
1987 Steve Tosches 6–4 4–3 T–4th
1988 Steve Tosches 6–4 4–3 T–3rd
1989 Steve Tosches 7–2–1 6–1
1990 Steve Tosches 3–7 2–5 T–6th
1991 Steve Tosches 8–2 5–2 2nd
1992 Steve Tosches 8–2 6–1 T–1st
1993 Steve Tosches 8–2 5–2 3rd
1994 Steve Tosches 7–3 4–3 T–2nd
1995 Steve Tosches 8–1–1 5–1–1 1st
1996 Steve Tosches 3–7 2–5 T–6th
1997 Steve Tosches 5–5 2–5 T–6th
1998 Steve Tosches 5–5 4–3 4th
1999 Steve Tosches 3–7 1–6 T–7th
Roger Hughes (Ivy League) (2000–2009)
2000 Roger Hughes 3–7 3–4 5th
2001 Roger Hughes 3–6 3–4 T–4th
2002 Roger Hughes 6–4 4–3 T–3rd
2003 Roger Hughes 2–8 2–5 7th
2004 Roger Hughes 5–5 3–4 T–4th
2005 Roger Hughes 7–3 5–2 T–2nd
2006 Roger Hughes 9–1 6–1 T–1st 18
2007 Roger Hughes 4–6 3–4 T–4th
2008 Roger Hughes 4–6 3–4 5th
2009 Roger Hughes 4–6 3–4 T–4th
Bob Surace (Ivy League) (2010–present)
2010 Bob Surace 1–9 0–7 8th
2011 Bob Surace 1–9 1–6 T–7th
2012 Bob Surace 5–5 4–3 T–3rd
2013 Bob Surace 8–2 6–1 T–1st
2014 Bob Surace 5–5 4–3 4th
2015 Bob Surace 5–5 2–5 6th
2016 Bob Surace 8–2 6–1 T–1st
2017 Bob Surace 5–5 2–5 7th
2018 Bob Surace 10–0 7–0 1st 9 11
2019 Bob Surace 8–2 5–2 3rd
Total: 835–408–50
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.

See also

  • List of Ivy League football standings

References

Template:Ivy League football team seasons