Scoring Recap

College Senior Teams

Season Safety TDs Goals From Field Goals From Field Length of the Game+
1883 1 2 2 4 2-45 <A>
1884 2 4 5 2 2-45 <B>*
1897 2 4 5 2 2-35 <C>
1904 2 5 4 1 2-35 <D>
1909 2 5 3 1 2-30 <E>
1912 2 6 3 1 4-15 <F>
1958 1-2 6 3 1-2-2# 1-2-2 <G>
1988 1-2 6 3 1-2-2@ 1-2-2 <G>
Length of the games: Halves 1883-1908; quarters since 1909

*In 1885, teams could receive points by being deliberately drawn offside…
with an additional point being awarded for each subsequent offense.
In addition, points could be awarded for slugging, members of the opposing team.

#Teams scoring touchdowns, were given the option--on the conversion--of kicking for a single point or running the ball across the goal line or completing a passing for two points.

@Defensive units were now awarded two points with the return of a fumble or a blocked PAT kick.

Scoring Recap
Team with the most points in a single-season; the highest scoring game; the number of teams that scored at least 100 points/game and 500 points/season.

A: Yale, 485 points…Yale-Rutgers (97-0)…<0-0>
B: Yale, 495 points…Princeton-Lafayette (140-0)…<0-0>
C: Pennsylvania, 493 points…Carlisle-Pennsylvania College (84-0)…<0-0>
D: Minnesota, 725 points…Ohio Northern-Chicago Physician & Surgeons (151-0)…<1-1>
E: Kansas State, 320 points…West Virginia Wesleyan-Sico University (110-0)…<11-1>
F: Carlisle, 504 points…Pittsburg State KS-Southwest Missouri (110-0)…<21-1>
G: West Chester State PA, 514 points…Wheaton IL-Elmhurst IL (90-6)…<0-1>
H: Oklahoma State, 584 points…Carroll MT-Western Montana (76-0)…<0-7>