The 1878 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Princeton as having been selected national champions.[1]

Conference and program changes

School 1877 Conference 1878 Conference
Brown Bears Program Established Independent

Conference standings

1878 college football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Princeton     6 0 0
Yale     4 1 1
Columbia     0 0 1
CCNY     1 1 0
Stevens     1 1 2
Harvard     1 2 0
Penn     1 2 1
Rutgers     1 2 1
Amherst     1 3 0
Brown     0 1 0
Swarthmore     0 1 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.