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The 1873 NYU Violets football team represented New York University in the 1873 college football season. 
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Edward North "Robbie" Robinson was a head football coach at University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Brown University, and University of Maine. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1955. He later coached professionally in 1931 in the National Football League (NFL) for the Providence Steam Roller. Under Robinson, the Steam Roller finished the 1931 season 4–4–3 record.
Fred Gorham Folsom was an American football player, coach of football and baseball, lawyer, and law professor. He served as the head football coach at the University of Colorado Boulder and at Dartmouth College from (1903–1906), compiling a career college football record of 106–28–6. Folsom played football at Dartmouth from 1892 to 1894. He was also the head baseball coach at Colorado in 1898 and 1899, tallying a mark of 6–6. Folsom practiced law in Denver and Boulder and taught at the University of Colorado Law School from 1905 to 1943. The football stadium at the University of Colorado, originally named Colorado Stadium, was renamed as Folsom Field in his honor in 1944.
Frank Edward Wade was an American football player and coach, lawyer, and piano manufacturer. He served as the head football coach at DePauw University in 1895 and at Syracuse University from 1897 to 1899, compiling a career college football record of 20–12–3. Wade was born in Malta Bend, Missouri on October 6, 1873. He attended Washington University in St. Louis before graduating from Yale University in 1896 and Syracuse University College of Law in 1898. He practiced law in Syracuse, New York, and was president of the Amphion Piano Company, which he sold a few years before his death in 1930.
Drake Field was an American football, baseball, and track stadium on the campus of Auburn University, in Auburn, Alabama, United States. From 1911 to 1939, Drake field was the home field of the Auburn University Tigers football team. The stadium was also home to the Auburn University Tigers baseball team from 1911 through 1949, and the Auburn High School Tigers football team from 1911 through 1920 and 1935 through 1939. It had a capacity of 7,550 in 1939.
The 1873 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.
The 1892 Maryland Aggies football team represented the Maryland Agricultural College in the 1892 college football season. It was the first football team to officially represent the school. Maryland played three games, all of which it lost, and failed to score any points. Halfback Pearse "Shorty" Prough gained the only positive yardage for the team against Episcopal High School. He netted 35 yards from scrimmage after first running 30 yards in the wrong direction. It remained the only winless Maryland team until matched by the 1967 squad coached by Bob Ward.
The 1893 Maryland Aggies football team represented the Maryland Agricultural College in the 1893 college football season. After losing all three of its games the previous season without scoring a point, Maryland showed considerable improvement in 1893. The Aggies defeated all six opponents and were named the District of Columbia and Maryland state champions.
The 1873 VMI Keydets football team represented the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) in the 1873 college football season, the school's first season of football. Their four-game season featured a 2–4 loss to Washington & Lee. The team had no known coach.
The 1873 Princeton Tigers football team represented the College of New Jersey, then more commonly known as Princeton College, in the 1873 college football season. The team played Yale for the first time and won 3–0, finished with a 1–0 record, and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis. The team captain was Cyrus O. Dershimer.
The 1891 Ohio State Buckeyes football team represented Ohio State University in the 1891 college football season. They played all their home games at Recreation Park and were coached by Alexander S. Lilley. The Buckeyes finished the season with a 2–3 record.
The 1873–74 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1873 college football season. The team played only two intercollegiate games, both against the team from McGill University in Cambridge, with one game ending in a Harvard victory and the other ending in a scoreless tie. The first game was played under Harvard's rules, while the second game played using McGill's rules on May 15, 1874, was the first rugby-style football game played in the United States. The team captain was Henry R. Grant.
The 1873 Yale Bulldogs football team represented Yale University in the 1873 college football season. The Bulldogs compiled a 2–1 record, winning games against Rutgers and Eton College but losing to Princeton. William S. Halstead was the team captain.
The 1874 Harvard vs. McGill football game was a two-game series between the Harvard Crimson and the McGill Redmen held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on May 14 and 15, 1874.
The 1873 Washington and Lee Generals football team represented the Washington and Lee University in the 1873 college football season, the school's first season of football. Their four-game season featured four wins over VMI including its earliest victory and the first game in the South, a 4–2 win. The team has no known coach.
The Penn–Princeton football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Penn Quakers and Princeton Tigers.
The Stevens football team represented the Stevens Institute of Technology in college football.
The 1873 Rutgers Queensmen football team represented Rutgers University in the 1873 college football season. Rutgers lost to Yale and split two games with Columbia.
The 1873 Columbia football team represented Columbia University in the 1873 college football season.
The 1873 CCNY Lavender football team represented the City College of New York in the 1873 college football season.
Charles E. Street was an American football player and coach and physician. He served as the head football coach at Monmouth College in Monmouth, Illinois in 1902 and at Springfield College from 1904 to 1906. He played college football at the University of Michigan, where he was the starting quarterback for three games in 1898 and for six games in 1899.