|1901 college football season|
|Number of bowls||1 (1902 Rose Bowl)|
|Champion(s)|| Harvard |
The 1901 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Michigan, Yale, and Harvard as having been selected retrospectively as national champions. –0 the last game of the year.Harvard beat Yale 22
|School||1900 Conference||1901 Conference|
|Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets||SIAA||Independent|
|Louisiana Industrial Bulldogs||Program Established||Independent|
|Oklahoma A&M Aggies||Program established||Independent|
|Stetson Hatters||Program established||Independent|
The very first collegiate football bowl game was played following the 1901 season. Originally titled the "Tournament East-West football game" what is now known as the Rose Bowl Game was first played on January 1, 1902, in Pasadena, California. Michigan defeated Stanford 49–0.
|Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association||Olivet||7–0|
The consensus All-America team included:
|QB||Charles Dudley Daly||5'7"||152||Jr.||Boston, Massachusetts||Army|
|HB||Robert Kernan||Jr.||Brooklyn, New York||Harvard|
|HB||Harold Weekes||5'10"||178||Jr.||Oyster Bay, New York||Columbia|
|HB||Bill Morley||5'10"||166||Sr.||Cimarron, New Mexico||Columbia|
|FB||Blondy Graydon||Jr.||Cincinnati, Ohio||Harvard|
|E||Dave Campbell||6'0"||171||Sr.||Waltham, Massachusetts||Harvard|
|E||Ralph Tipton Davis||5'7"||168||So.||Blossburg, Pennsylvania||Princeton|
|T||Oliver Cutts||Sr.||North Anson, Maine||Harvard|
|T||Paul Bunker||5'11"||186||Jr.||Alpena, Michigan||Army|
|G||Bill Warner||6'4"||210||Jr.||Springville, New York||Cornell|
|G||William George Lee||Sr.||Leavenworth, Kansas||Harvard|
|C||Henry Holt||Jr.||Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx, New York||Yale|
|C||Walter E. Bachman||Sr.||Phillipsburg, New Jersey||Lafayette|
|G||Charles A. Barnard||Sr.||Washington, D. C.||Harvard|
|G||Sanford Hunt||So.||Irvington, New Jersey||Cornell|
|T||Crawford Blagden||Sr.||New York, New York||Harvard|
|E||Edward Bowditch||So.||Albany, New York||Harvard|
|E||Neil Snow||5'8"||190||Sr.||Detroit, Michigan||Michigan|
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The 1902 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Michigan and Yale as having been selected national champions.
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