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1919 Harvard Crimson football team

1919 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
National champion (Helms, Houlgate)
Co-national champion (CFRA, NCF, Davis)
Rose Bowl champion
Rose Bowl, W 7–6 vs. Oregon
ConferenceIndependent
1919 record9–0–1
Head coachBob Fisher (1st season)
Home stadiumHarvard Stadium
Seasons
← 1918
1920 →
1919 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Centre         9 0 0
Notre Dame         9 0 0
Harvard         9 0 1
Navy         7 1 0
Penn State         7 1 0
Dartmouth         6 1 1
West Virginia         8 2 0
Wash. & Jeff.         6 2 0
Syracuse         8 3 0
Penn         6 2 1
Pittsburgh         6 2 1
Army         6 3 0
USC         4 1 0
Yale         5 3 0
Villanova         5 3 1
Montana         2 3 2
Idaho         2 3 0
Texas Mines         2 4 0
SBUC         2 6 0
Drexel         0 4 0

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

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 27BatesW 53–0
October 4Boston College
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 17–020,000
October 11Colby
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 35–0
October 18Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 7–0
October 25Virginia
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 47–0
November 1Springfield (MA)
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 20–0
November 8at PrincetonT 10–10
November 15Tufts
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 23–0
November 22Yale
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA (Rivalry)
W 10–3
January 1, 1920vs. OregonW 7–635,000

[2]

References

  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.