1874 Yale Bulldogs football team

The 1874 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1874 college football season. The team finished with a 3–0 record and was retroactively named national champion by the National Championship Foundation and as co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1][2] The team captain was Hugh J. McBirney.[3]

1874 Yale Bulldogs football
National champion (NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
ConferenceIndependent
Record3–0
Head coach
  • None
CaptainHugh J. McBirney
Home stadiumHamilton Park
Seasons
← 1873
1875 →
1874 college football records
Conf Overall
Team   W   L     W   L  
Yale     3 0 0
Princeton     2 0 0
Harvard     1 1 0
Tufts     1 0 0
Stevens     3 1 0
Rutgers     1 3 0
Columbia     1 5 0
NYU     0 1 0
McGill     0 1 0

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
November 18StevensW 6–0
November 21Columbia
  • Hamilton Park
  • New Haven, CT
W 5–1[4]
December 5Columbia
  • Hamilton Park
  • New Haven, CT
W 6–1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Poll Champions" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2017. p. 110. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "1874 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "Timeline of Yale Football". Yale University. Archived from the original on September 12, 2015. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  4. ^ "Untitled". The Morning Republican. Scranton, Pennsylvania. November 24, 1874. p. 1. Retrieved March 26, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .