Tim Murphy (American football coach)

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Tim Murphy
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Murphy on board the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in May 2010
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Harvard
Conference Ivy League
Record 137-62
Biographical details
Born (1956-10-09) October 9, 1956 (age 57)
Playing career
1974–1977 Springfield
Position(s) Linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1979
1980
1981
1982–1984
1985–1986
1987–1988
1989–1993
1994–present
Brown (part-time assistant)
Brown (assistant OL)
Lafayette (OL)
Boston University (OL)
Maine (OC)
Maine
Cincinnati
Harvard
Head coaching record
Overall 160–106–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 Yankee (1987)
7 Ivy (1997, 2001, 2004, 2007–2008, 2011, 2013)

Tim Murphy (born October 9, 1956) is an American football coach and former player. He is currently the head football coach at Harvard University, a position he has held since the 1994 season. Murphy served as the head coach at the University of Maine from 1987 to 1988 and at the University of Cincinnati from 1989 to 1993. Under his guidance, the Harvard Crimson have had 13 consecutive winning seasons. Murphy's 137 wins at Harvard are the most in the program's history. His 2004 squad went 10–0 and was the only undefeated team in Division I-AA that season.

In 2012, Murphy was elected president of the American Football Coaches Association.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Maine Black Bears (Yankee Conference) (1987–1988)
1987 Maine 8–4 6–1 T–1st
1988 Maine 7–4 4–4 T–3rd
Maine: 15–8 10–5
Cincinnati Bearcats (Independent) (1989–1993)
1989 Cincinnati 1–9–1
1990 Cincinnati 1–10
1991 Cincinnati 4–7
1992 Cincinnati 3–8
1993 Cincinnati 8–3
Cincinnati: 17–37–1
Harvard Crimson (Ivy League) (1994–present)
1994 Harvard 4–6 2–5 T–7th
1995 Harvard 2–8 1–6 8th
1996 Harvard 4–6 2–5 T–6th
1997 Harvard 9–1 7–0 1st
1998 Harvard 4–6 3–4 T–5th
1999 Harvard 5–5 3–4 5th
2000 Harvard 5–5 4–3 T–3rd
2001 Harvard 9–0 7–0 1st 19
2002 Harvard 7–3 6–1 2nd
2003 Harvard 7–3 4–3 T–2nd
2004 Harvard 10–0 7–0 1st 13
2005 Harvard 7–3 5–2 T–2nd
2006 Harvard 7–3 4–3 3rd
2007 Harvard 8–2 7–0 1st 21
2008 Harvard 9–1 6–1 T–1st 15
2009 Harvard 7–3 6–1 2nd
2010 Harvard 7–3 5–2 T–2nd
2011 Harvard 9–1 7–0 1st 14
2012 Harvard 8–2 5–2 2nd
2013 Harvard 9–1 6–1 T–1st
Harvard: 137–62 97–43
Total: 169–107–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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