| 4–0–1 (?–? IFA)|
| No coach|
| Intercollegiate Football Association|1879 Princeton Tigers football team Wikipedia
The 1879 Princeton Tigers football team represented the College of New Jersey in the 1879 college football season. The team finished with a 4–0–1 record and was retroactively named national champion by the Billingsley Report and National Championship Foundation and as co-national champion by Parke H. Davis. This season marked the ninth national championship in 11 years, and one of 11 in a 13-year period between 1869 and 1881.