1899 Harvard Crimson football team

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1899 Harvard Crimson football
Co-National Champions
Conference Independent
1899 record 10–0–1
Head coach Benjamin Dibblee (1st year)
« 1898 1900 »

The 1899 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1899 college football season. They finished with a 10–0–1 record and were retroactively named co-national champions by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and National Championship Foundation. They outscored their opponents 210 to 10.[1]


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 30 Williams* Cambridge, MA W 29–0  
October 4 Bowdoin* Cambridge, MA W 13–0  
October 7 Wesleyan* Cambridge, MA W 20–0  
October 11 Amherst* Cambridge, MA W 41–0  
October 14 at Army* West Point, NY W 18–0  
October 18 Bates* Cambridge, MA W 29–0  
October 21 Brown* Cambridge, MA W 11–0  
October 28 Carlisle* Cambridge, MA W 22–10  
November 4 at Penn* Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA W 16–0  
November 11 Dartmouth* Cambridge, MA W 11–0  
November 18 Yale* Cambridge, MA (Rivalry) T 0–0  
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.