1906 Princeton Tigers football team

1906 Princeton Tigers football
National champion (Helms, NCF)
Conference Independent
1906 record 9–0–1
Head coach Bill Roper (1st year)
Offensive scheme Short punt

The 1906 Princeton Tigers football team represented Princeton University in the 1906 college football season. The team finished with a 9–0–1 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and National Championship Foundation.[1][2] They outscored their opponents 205 to 9.[2]


Date Opponent Site Result
September 29 Villanova Princeton, NJ W 24–0  
October 3 Stevens Tech Princeton, NJ W 22–0  
October 6 Washington & Jefferson Princeton, NJ W 6–0  
October 10 Lehigh Princeton, NJ W 52–0  
October 13 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD W 5–0  
October 20 Bucknell Princeton, NJ W 32–4  
October 27 vs. Cornell New York, NY W 14–5  
November 3 Dartmouth Princeton, NJ W 42–0  
November 10 at Army The PlainWest Point, NY W 8–0  
November 17 Yale Princeton, NJ T 0–0  
*Non-conference game.


  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. 1 2 1906 Princeton University football scores and results. College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved on October 18, 2013.
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