Princeton was the dominate team this year; with a 6-0 victory over Yale which ended the latter's two-year reign as National Champion. It also defeated Pennsylvania, 4-0.
Yale's defense was again as stout as in the past, despite the setback; losing only to the Tigers and a 14-6 victory over the Quakers, as Yale shutout the others schools during a 10-1 season.
Harvard's lone defeat, a 12-6 setback not only ended its perfect record; but they also became the first team to score on Yale after 35 consecutive shutouts.
Yale would allow just 5 points the rest of the season; that coming in a 60-5 triumph over Andover.
Playing along Princeton's front wall was a player, Parke H. Davis, that later have a main contribution to college football.
It was Davis who would conceive the idea of including statistics in the annual Guides. He also would retroactively select national champions; this season he named Yale as his choice.
The state of Indiana, more known for its round ball; had a bit of excitement on the gridiron this season.
In the Purdue and Indiana contest, a district attorney, came out onto the field during the game, threatening the players with indictments for assault and battery.
Notre Dame finished the season 4-1-0, losing only to the University of Chicago in the season finale, 8-0.
This would be the start of 40 consecutive winning seasons for the Irish; as the streak would end in 1932.
The University of Texas at Austin began its long and storied history this season with a streak of its own; as it never had a losing season in its first 24 seasons.
Playing in its fourth seasons, West Point aka Army, and Yale began their series this fall; as the latter held an 18-9-8 mark in the Pre-1937 era. This year's game saw Yale shutout the Cadets, 28-0.
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The Intercollegiate Football Association was dissolved after the season.
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