The Cornell Big Red football team represents Cornell University in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) college football competition as a member of the Ivy League. It is one of the oldest and most storied football programs in the nation. The team has attained five national championships and has had seven players inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. In 1888, the Cornellians record their first win by beating Palmyra, 26–0, and went on to finish the season with a 4–2 record. One year later, Cornell played the University of Michigan in Buffalo, NY and beat Michigan 66–0. In 1901, the Cornell Big Red outscored their opponents 324–38 and won 11 games for the only time in school history. They defeated Penn State in 1938 to begin a school record unbeaten streak of 16 games. The Big Red compiled an 8–0 record in 1939 for its fifth national championship. The unbeaten streak came to an end in 1940. In 1951, Cornell Big Red beat defending Big Ten and Rose Bowl champion Michigan. Following the 1981 season, they moved to Division I-AA play with the rest of the league. The team twice more attained the Ivy League title, shared in 1988 with Penn and shared with Dartmouth in 1990.