1889 Princeton Tigers football team
The 1889 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1889 college football season. The team finished with a 10–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champions by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis. It was Princeton's 15th national championship. The team outscored their opponents 484 to 29. The team was captained by Edgar Allan Poe, the second cousin of his namesake, the writer Edgar Allan Poe.
|1889 Princeton Tigers football|
Consensus national champion
|Head coach||No coach|
|Captain||Edgar Allan Poe|
|1889 college football records|
|October 5||Lehigh||Princeton, NJ||W 16–0|
|October 12||at Lehigh||Bethlehem, PA||W 16–4|
|October 19||Stevens||Princeton, NJ||W 49–0|
|October 26||at Penn||Philadelphia, PA (rivalry)||W 72–4|
|November 2||at Wesleyan||Middletown, CT||W 98–0|
|November 6||at Columbia||New York, NY||W 71–0|
|November 16||at Harvard||Cambridge, MA (rivalry)||W 41–15|
|November 23||Orange Athletic Club||Princeton, NJ||W 54–6|
|November 28||vs. Yale||New York, NY (rivalry)||W 10–0|
|November 30||vs. Columbia Athletic Club||Washington, DC||W 57–0|
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- "Championships - Tigers Football". princetontigersfootball.com. Princeton University. Retrieved January 2, 2018.
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- "All-Time Princeton Results" (PDF). goprincetontigers.com. Princeton University. Retrieved January 2, 2018.