Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Yale Bulldogs

Head Coach: Tony Reno

Team Mascot: Handsome Dan

Year Opened: 1914

Capacity: 61446

City / State: New Haven / Connecticut

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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The Game

Rival Team: Harvard Crimson

The rivalry between Harvard and Yale is the third most played rivalry in Division I college football and is one of the best rivalries in college sports. Sports Illustrated named the rivalry the sixth-best in college sports and no matter what the sport or contest there are always bragging rights on the line between the two Ivy League schools. Harvard and Yale flat out hate each other, and it's no different on the gridiron. The Bulldogs hold a 66-59-8 lead in the rivalry and you won’t want to miss it when they take on Harvard.

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Yale Bulldogs vs Princeton Tigers

Rival Team: Princeton Tigers

The rivalry between Princeton and Yale is the oldest rivalry in American football dating back to 1873. The Ivy League teams have met 139 times over the years, and the Bulldogs lead the all-time series 76-53-10. You won’t want to miss it when Princeton and Yale clash, so make sure to get your tickets when the Tigers come to town.

Yale Bulldogs vs Penn Quakers

Rival Team: Penn Quakers

The Penn-Yale rivalry began in 1879 with the Bulldogs winning the first 12 meetings. The rivalry was dormant from 1893 to 1925. However, since the renewal of the rivalry, it’s been one of the better rivalries in the Ivy League with the Quakers holding a slim 35-36-1 lead. The matchup with Penn is typically one of the best games of the season, so don’t miss it when the Quakers come to New Haven.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Division I FCS

Team: Yale Bulldogs

Head Coach: Tony Reno

Team Mascot: Handsome Dan

Year Opened: 1914

Capacity: 61446

City / State: New Haven / Connecticut

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