1878 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1878 Yale Bulldogs football
Conference Independent
1878 record 4–1–1
Head coach No coach
Captain Walter Camp
Seasons
← 1877
1879 →
1878 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         6 0 0
Yale         4 1 1
Columbia         0 0 1
Stevens Tech         1 1 2
Harvard         1 2 0
Penn         1 2 1
Rutgers         1 2 1
Amherst         1 3 0
Brown         0 1 0
Swarthmore         0 1 0

The 1878 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1878 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with a 4–1–1 record. The team recorded five shutouts and outscored its opponents by a combined total of 7 to 1.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 2 Amherst Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 2–0  
November 9 vs. Trinity (CT) Hartford, CT W 2–0  
November 13 vs. Trinity (CT) Hartford, CT W 3–0  
November 16 Amherst Amherst, MA T 0–0  
November 23 at Harvard South End GroundsBoston, MA (rivalry) W 1–0  
November 28 vs. Princeton Hoboken, NJ (rivalry) L 0–1  

Source: SR/College Football [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1878 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "2015 Yale Football" (PDF). yalebulldogs.com. Yale Athletics. Retrieved December 2, 2016.