2012 Harvard Crimson football team

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2012 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson.svg
Conference Ivy League
Ranking
FCS Coaches #23
2012 record 8–2 (5–2 Ivy)
Head coach Tim Murphy (19th year)
Offensive coordinator Joel Lamb
Defensive coordinator Scott Larkee
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
Seasons
« 2011 2013 »
2012 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Penn   6 1         6 4  
Harvard   5 2         8 2  
Brown   4 3         7 3  
Dartmouth   4 3         6 4  
Princeton   4 3         5 5  
Cornell   2 5         4 6  
Columbia   2 5         3 7  
Yale   1 6         2 8  
† – Conference champion

The 2012 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 19th year head coach Tim Murphy and played their home games at Harvard Stadium. They are a member of the Ivy League. They finished the season 8–2, 5–2 in Ivy League play to finish in second place.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 1:00 PM San Diego* Harvard StadiumBoston, MA W 28–13   5,272
September 22 4:30 PM at Brown Brown StadiumProvidence, RI NBCSN W 45–31   13,848
September 28 7:00 PM Holy Cross* Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA W 52–3   10,215
October 6 1:00 PM Cornell #25 Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA W 45–13   7,112
October 13 3:30 PM Bucknell* #22 Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA CBSSN W 35–7   9,558
October 20 1:00 PM at Princeton #22 Princeton University StadiumPrinceton, NJ ESPN3 L 34–39   10,823
October 27 5:00 PM at Dartmouth Memorial FieldHanover, NH CSNNE W 31–14   10,138
November 3 1:00 PM Columbia Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA W 69–0   5,838
November 10 12:00 PM at Penn #25 Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA NBCSN L 21–30   8,910
November 17 12:00 PM Yale Harvard Stadium • Boston, MA (129th edition of The Game) NBCSN W 34–24   31,123
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from The Sports Network FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
Sports Network 25 RV RV RV RV 25 22 22 RV RV 25 RV RV  
Coaches 22 23 24 24 24 23 21 20 24 21 16 24 23


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