1876 college football season

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The 1876 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Yale as having been selected national champions.[1] On November 11, organized intercollegiate football was first played in the state of Pennsylvania as Princeton defeated Penn 6–0 in Philadelphia.[2]

Conference and program changes[edit]

School 1875 Conference 1876 Conference
Penn Quakers Program Established Independent

Conference standings[edit]

1876 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         3 0 0
Rutgers         1 0 0
Harvard         3 1 0
Princeton         3 2 0
Stevens Tech         2 2 1
Penn         1 2 0
Canada All-Stars         0 1 0
McGill         0 1 0
NYU         0 1 0
Philadelphia All-Stars         0 1 0
Columbia         1 3 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  2. ^ "Penn Football:Origins To 1901".