1904 Yale Bulldogs football team

The 1904 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1904 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with a 10–1 record under first-year head coach Charles D. Rafferty. The team outscored its opponents by a combined 220 to 20 score with the only loss being by an 11–6 score to Army.[1]

1904 Yale Bulldogs football
ConferenceIndependent
Record10–1
Head coach
CaptainJames Hogan
Home stadiumYale Field
Seasons
← 1903
1905 →
1904 Eastern college football independents records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Penn     12 0 0
Western U. of Penn.     10 0 0
Dartmouth     7 0 1
Yale     10 1 0
Amherst     9 1 0
Colgate     8 1 1
Carlisle     10 2 0
Lafayette     8 2 0
Princeton     8 2 0
Army     7 2 0
Fordham     4 1 1
Harvard     7 2 1
Dickinson     8 3 1
Columbia     7 3 0
Cornell     7 3 0
Villanova     4 2 1
Syracuse     6 3 0
Swarthmore     6 3 0
Washington & Jefferson     5 3 1
Penn State     6 4 0
Temple     3 2 0
Brown     6 5 0
Bucknell     3 3 0
Springfield Training School     4 4 1
NYU     3 6 0
Holy Cross     2 5 2
Wesleyan     3 7 0
Geneva     1 4 2
Vermont     1 5 2
New Hampshire     2 5 0
Rutgers     1 6 2
Tufts     2 9 1
Lehigh     1 8 0
Frankin & Marshall     0 10 0

Four Yale players (quarterback Foster Rockwell, end Tom Shevlin, tackle James Hogan, and guard Ralph Kinney) were consensus picks for the 1904 College Football All-America Team.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28 WesleyanW 22–0
October 1 Trinity (CT)
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 42–0
October 5 Holy Cross
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 23–0
October 8 Penn State
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 24–0
October 12 Springfield Training School
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 6–0100[3][4]
October 15 Syracuse
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 17–9
October 22at Army West Point, NYL 6–11
October 29at ColumbiaW 34–0[5]
November 5 Brown
  • Yale Field
  • New Haven, CT
W 22–0
November 12at Princeton Princeton, NJ (rivalry)W 12–0
November 19 Harvard
W 12–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1904 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ^ "Award Winners" (PDF). NCAA. 2012. pp. 2–4.
  3. ^ "Close Call For Yale". Hartford Courant. Hartford, Connecticut. October 13, 1904. p. 2. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  4. ^ "Holds Yale To 6-0 Score". Chicago Tribune. Chicago, Illinois. October 13, 1904. p. 8. Retrieved March 28, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  5. ^ "Columbia Overwhelmed By The Yale Eleven". The New York Times. October 30, 1904. p. 11 – via Newspapers.com.