1869 Rutgers Queensmen football team

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1869 Rutgers Queensmen football
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1869 record 1–1
Head coach No coach
Captain William Leggett
1870 →
1869 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Princeton           1 1  
Rutgers           1 1  

The 1869 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1869 college football season. The team finished with a 1–1 record and was retroactively named the co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1] They played Princeton two times, splitting the series one game apiece.[2] The team had no coach, and its captain was William Leggett.[3]


Date Opponent Site Result
November 6 Princeton College Field • New Brunswick, NJ W 6–4  
November 13 at Princeton Princeton, NJ L 0–8  

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "National Poll Champions" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2017. p. 110. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "1869 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  3. ^ "2014 Rutgers Football Media Guide". Rutgers University. 2014. Retrieved June 14, 2016.