The 1881 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]

Conference standings

1881 college football records
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Richmond     2 0 0
Georgetown     1 0 0
Yale     5 0 1
Princeton     7 0 2
Penn State     1 0 0
Columbian University     1 0 1
Dartmouth     1 0 1
Harvard     6 1 1
Massachusetts     2 1 1
Kentucky University     2 1 0
Columbia     3 3 1
Rutgers     2 4 1
Stevens     1 2 1
Kentucky State College     1 2 0
CCNY     1 1 1
Amherst     0 3 2
Lewisburg     0 1 0
MIT     0 1 0
Wesleyan     0 1 0
Randolph–Macon     0 2 0
Michigan     0 3 0
Penn     0 5 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.