1891 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1891 Yale Bulldogs football
Consensus national champion
IFA champion
Conference Intercollegiate Football Association
1891 record 13–0 ( )
Head coach Walter Camp (4th season)
Captain Lee McClung
Home stadium Yale Field
Seasons
← 1890
1892 →
1891 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         13 0 0
Harvard         13 1 0
Princeton         12 1 0
Trinity         3 0 0
Wake Forest         1 0 0
Penn         11 2 0
Illinois         5 1 0
Colgate         4 1 0
Army         4 1 1
Stanford         3 1 0
Vanderbilt         3 1 0
Wisconsin         3 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Cornell         7 3 0
Rutgers         8 6 0
Geneva         4 2 0
Washington & Jefferson         4 2 0
Virginia         2 1 2
Delaware         5 3 1
Dartmouth         2 2 1
Washington         1 1 0
Doane         1 2 0
Sewanee         1 2 0
USC         1 2 0
Michigan         4 5 0
Ohio State         2 3 0
Colorado         1 4 0
Columbia         1 5 0
Indiana         1 5 0
California         0 1 0
Central         0 1 0
Furman         0 1 0
West Virginia         0 1 0
North Carolina         0 2 0

The 1891 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1891 college football season. The team finished with a 13–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Wesleyan Yale FieldNew Haven, CT W 28–0  
October 3 Crescent Athletic Club Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 26–0  
October 7 at Trinity (CT) Hartford, CT W 36–0  
October 10 vs. Williams Albany, NY W 46–0  
October 14 Springfield (MA) Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 28–0  
October 24 at Orange Athletic Club Orange, NJ W 36–0  
October 31 Lehigh Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 38–0  
November 3 Crescent Athletic Club Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 70–0  
November 7 Wesleyan Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 76–0  
November 11 Amherst Yale Field • New Haven, CT W 27–0  
November 14 vs. Penn Polo GroundsNew York, NY (rivalry) W 48–0  
November 21 vs. Harvard Hampden Park • Springfield, MA (rivalry) W 10–0  
November 26 vs. Princeton Polo Grounds • New York, NY (rivalry) W 19–0  

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "1891 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.