1981 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1981 Yale Bulldogs football
Yale Bulldogs script.svg
Ivy League co-champion
Conference Ivy League
1981 record 9–1 (6–1 Ivy)
Head coach Carmen Cozza (17th season)
Home stadium Yale Bowl
(Capacity: 70,896)
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale + 6 1 0     9 1 0
Dartmouth + 6 1 0     6 4 0
Princeton 5 1 1     5 4 1
Harvard 4 2 1     5 4 1
Brown 2 5 0     3 7 0
Cornell 2 5 0     3 7 0
Columbia 1 6 0     1 9 0
Penn 1 6 0     1 9 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Bulldogs were led by seventeenth year head coach Carmen Cozza and played their home games at the Yale Bowl. They played as a member of the Ivy League. They completed the season at 9–1 overall and 6–1 in Ivy League play to win a share of the Ivy League championship.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 Brown Yale BowlNew Haven, CT W 28–7    
September 26 Connecticut* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 27–18    
October 3 Navy* Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT ABC W 23–19    
October 10 at Holy Cross* Fitton FieldWorcester, MA W 29–28    
October 17 at Columbia Baker Field • Manhattan, NY W 48–17    
October 24 Penn Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT W 24–3    
October 31 Darthmouth Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT ABC W 24–3    
November 7 at Cornell Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY W 23–17    
November 14 at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ L 31–35    
November 21 Harvard Yale Bowl • New Haven, CT (98th edition of The Game) W 28–0   73,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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