1880 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1880 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (Billingsley)
Co-national champion (NCF, Davis)
Conference Independent
1880 record 4–0–1
Head coach No coach
Home stadium Hamilton Park
Seasons
← 1879
1881 →
1880 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         4 0 1
Yale         4 0 1
Kentucky U.         2 0 0
Michigan         1 0 0
Penn         3 2 0
Harvard         2 2 2
Rutgers         2 2 0
Columbia         1 2 0
Stevens Tech         1 5 0
Amherst         0 1 1
Massachusetts         0 1 1
Brown         0 1 0
CCNY         0 1 0
Toronto         0 1 0
Centre         0 2 0

The 1880 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1880 college football season. The team finished with a 4–0–1 record, did not allow opposing teams to score a single point, outscored all opponents, 30–0, and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report and as co-national champion with Princeton by the National Championship Foundation and Parke H. Davis.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
November 10 Columbia Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT W 13–0  
November 13 Brown Hamilton Park • New Haven, CT (rivalry) W 8–0  
November 17 vs. Penn New York, NY (rivalry) W 8–0  
November 20 at Harvard South End GroundsBoston, MA (rivalry) W 1–0  
November 25 vs. Princeton New York, NY (rivalry) T 0–0  

Source: SR/College Football [2]

Roster[edit]

  • Rushers: Philo Carroll Fuller, Charles S. Beck, Louis K. Hull, John S. Harding, Benjamin B. Lamb, Charles Bigelow Storrs, Franklin M. Eaton
  • Quarterback: Walter Irving Badger
  • Halfbacks: Robert W. Watson, Walter Camp
  • Back: Benjamin Wisner Bacon
  • Others: John L. Adams, George H. Clark, John S. Durand, Howard H. Knapp, Chester W. Lyman, John F. Merrill, John Moorhead Jr., William Nixon, William A. Peters, Frederic Remington, Adrian S. Vandegraaf, Frederick R. Vernon
  • Manager: William B. Hill

Source:[3][4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. pp. 105–106. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ a b "1880 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. ^ Richard Melancthon Hurd (1888). A History of Yale Athletics, 1840-1888. Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor. p. 81.
  4. ^ Tim Cohane (1951). The Yale Football Story. Putnam. p. 343.
  5. ^ "Yale Football 2009 Media Guide". Yale University. 2009. pp. 113–125.