1869 Rutgers Queensmen football team

The 1869 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1869 college football season. The team finished with a 1–1 record and was retroactively named the co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1] They played Princeton two times, splitting the series one game apiece.[2] The team had no coach, and its captain was William Leggett.[3]

1869 Rutgers Queensmen football
Co-national champion (Davis)
ConferenceIndependent
Record1–1
Head coach
  • None
CaptainWilliam J. Leggett
Seasons
1870 →
1869 college football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Princeton     1 1 0
Rutgers     1 1 0

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
November 6Princeton
W 6–4[4]
November 13at PrincetonPrinceton, NJL 0–8

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Poll Champions" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2017. p. 110. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "1869 Rutgers Scarlet Knights Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  3. ^ "2014 Rutgers Football Media Guide". Rutgers University. 2014. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  4. ^ "New-Jersey". The New York Times. New York, New York. November 9, 1869. p. 8. Retrieved March 26, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .