1919 Harvard Crimson football team

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1919 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
National champion (Helms, Houlgate)
Co-national champion (CFRA, NCF, Davis)
Rose Bowl, W 7–6 vs. Oregon
Conference Independent
1919 record 9–0–1
Head coach Bob Fisher (1st season)
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
Seasons
← 1918
1920 →

The 1919 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1919 college football season. They finished with a 9–0–1 record and were retroactively named as the 1919 national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Houlgate System, and as a co-national champion by the College Football Researchers Association, National Championship Foundation, and Parke H. Davis.[1] They outscored their opponents 229 to 19.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result Attendance
September 27 Bates Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 53–0    
October 4 Boston College Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 17–0   20,000
October 11 Colby Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 35–0    
October 18 Brown Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 7–0    
October 25 Virginia Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 47–0    
November 1 Springfield (MA) Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 20–0    
November 8 at Princeton Palmer StadiumPrinceton, NJ T 10–10    
November 15 Tufts Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 23–0    
November 22 Yale Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA (Rivalry) W 10–3    
January 1, 1920 vs. Oregon Tournament ParkPasadena, CA (Rose Bowl) W 7–6   35,000

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "1919 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.