The 1876 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Yale as having been selected national champions.[1] On November 11, organized intercollegiate football was first played in the state of Pennsylvania as Princeton defeated Penn 6–0 in Philadelphia.[2]

Conference and program changes

School 1875 Conference 1876 Conference
Penn Quakers Program Established Independent

Conference standings

1876 college football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Yale     3 0 0
Rutgers     1 0 0
Harvard     3 1 0
Princeton     3 2 0
Stevens     2 2 0
CCNY     1 1 0
Penn     1 2 0
Columbia     1 3 0
Canada All-Stars     0 1 0
McGill     0 1 0
Northwestern     0 1 0
Philadelphia All-Stars     0 1 0
NYU     0 2 0

References

  1. ^ Official 2009 NCAA Division I Football Records Book (PDF). Indianapolis, IN: The National Collegiate Athletic Association. August 2009. p. 70. Retrieved 2009-10-16.
  2. ^ "Penn Football:Origins To 1901". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2015-04-29.