The 1880 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Princeton and Yale as having been selected national champions.[1] On April 9, college football was first played in the state of Kentucky when Kentucky University defeated Centre 133/4–0 at Stoll Field. It was one of the first in the South.

Conference standings

1880 college football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Princeton     4 0 1
Yale     4 0 1
Kentucky University     2 0 0
Michigan     1 0 0
Harvard     2 2 2
Penn     2 2 0
Rutgers     2 2 0
Columbia     1 2 0
Amherst     0 1 1
Massachusetts     0 1 1
Stevens     1 4 0
Brown     0 1 0
CCNY     0 1 0
Philadelphia Crescent AC     0 1 0
Toronto     0 1 0
Centre     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.