1923 Yale Bulldogs football team

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1923 Yale Bulldogs football
Co-national champion (QPRS)
ConferenceIndependent
Head coachTad Jones (6th season)
Offensive schemeSingle-wing
Home stadiumYale Bowl
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1922
1924 →
1923 Eastern college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Cornell         8 0 0
Yale         8 0 0
Dartmouth         8 1 0
Syracuse         8 1 0
Boston College         7 1 1
Rutgers         7 1 1
Lafayette         6 1 2
Tufts         6 2 0
Army         6 2 1
Colgate         6 2 1
Lehigh         6 2 1
NYU         6 2 1
Penn State         6 2 1
Brown         6 4 0
Harvard         4 3 1
Carnegie Tech         4 3 1
Penn         5 4 0
Pittsburgh         5 4 0
Duquesne         4 4 0
Columbia         4 4 1
Princeton         3 3 1
Franklin & Marshall         3 5 1
Drexel         2 6 0
Fordham         2 7 0
Villanova         0 7 1
Temple         0 5 0

The 1923 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1923 college football season. The Bulldogs finished with an undefeated 8–0 record under sixth-year head coach Tad Jones. Yale outscored its opponents by a combined score of 230 to 38, including a 40–0 victory over Georgia, a 31–10 victory over Army and shutout victories over rivals Princeton and Harvard.[1] Two Yale players, tackle Century Milstead and fullback Bill Mallory, were consensus selections for the 1923 College Football All-America Team.[2] The team was selected retroactively as a co-national champion by the Berryman QPRS system.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 6 North CarolinaW 53–0
October 13 Georgia
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 40–0
October 20 Bucknell
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 29–14
October 27 Brown
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 21–0
November 3 Army
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 31–10
November 10 Maryland
  • Yale Bowl
  • New Haven, CT
W 16–14
November 17 Princeton
W 27–0
November 24at Harvard W 13–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1923 Yale Bulldogs Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. ^ ESPN College Football Encyclopedia, p. 1155
  3. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 8, 2016.