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1899 Princeton Tigers football team

1899 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Billingsley, Davis)
ConferenceIndependent
1899 record12–1
Head coachNo coach
CaptainBig Bill Edwards
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →

The 1899 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1899 college football season. The team finished with a 12–1 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report and Parke H. Davis. Harvard compiled a 10–0–1 record and was selected as the national champion by three other selectors.[1][2] They outscored their opponents 185 to 21.[2]

Schedule

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Maryland Athletic Club ? W 28–0  
October 7 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD W 5–0  
October 11 Lafayette Princeton, NJ W 12–0  
October 14 at Columbia New York, NY W 11–0  
October 18 Penn State Princeton, NJ W 12–0  
October 21 at Army The PlainWest Point, NY W 23–0  
October 28 Lehigh Princeton, NJ W 17–0  
November 1 at Cornell Ithaca, NY L 0–5  
November 4 Brown Princeton, NJ (rivalry) W 18–6  
November 8 North Carolina Princeton, NJ W 30–0  
November 11 at Carlisle Carlisle, PA W 12–0  
November 18 Washington & Jefferson Princeton, NJ W 6–0  
November 25 at Yale Yale FieldNew Haven, CT (rivalry) W 11–10  

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References

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 107. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "1899 Princeton Tigers Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.