1911 Princeton Tigers football team

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1911 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Helms, Houlgate, Davis
Co-national champion (NCF)
Conference Independent
1911 record 8–0–2
Head coach Bill Roper (5th season)
Offensive scheme Short punt
Captain Ed Hart
Home stadium Osborne Field
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The 1911 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1911 college football season. The team finished with an 8–0–2 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and Parke H. Davis, and as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation.[1][2] They outscored their opponents 179 to 15.[2]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Stevens Osborne FieldPrinceton, NJ W 37–0  
October 4 Rutgers Osborne Field • Princeton, NJ (rivalry) W 37–0  
October 7 Villanova Osborne Field • Princeton, NJ W 31–0  
October 11 Lehigh Osborne Field • Princeton, NJ T 6–6  
October 14 Colgate Osborne Field • Princeton, NJ W 31–0  
October 21 Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD T 0–0  
October 28 Holy Cross Osborne Field • Princeton, NJ W 20–0  
November 4 Harvard Osborne Field • Princeton, NJ (rivalry) W 8–6  
November 11 Dartmouth Osborne Field • Princeton, NJ W 3–0  
November 18 Yale Yale FieldNew Haven, CT (rivalry) W 6–3  



  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "1911 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.