1875–76 Harvard Crimson football team

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1875 Harvard Crimson football
National champion (NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
Conference Independent
1875 record 4–0
Head coach No coach
Captain William A. Whiting
Seasons
← 1874
1876 →
1875 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Harvard         4 0 0
Columbia         4 1 1
Princeton         2 0 0
Rutgers         1 1 1
Yale         2 2 0
Stevens Tech         3 3 0
Tufts         0 1 0
NYU         0 1 0
Wesleyan         0 1 0
Canada All-Stars         0 2 0
CCNY         0 3 0

The 1875–76 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1875 college football season. The team finished with a 4–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the National Championship Foundation and as a co-national champion by Parke H. Davis.[1] The team captain was William A. Whiting.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 23 at Canada All-Stars Montreal, QC W 1–0  
October 27 at Tufts Medford, MA W 1–0  
November 13 at Yale Hamilton ParkNew Haven, CT (Rivalry) W 4–0  
May 8, 1876 Canada All-Stars Cambridge, MA W 1–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Poll Champions" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. National Collegiate Athletic Association. 2017. p. 110. Retrieved December 31, 2017.
  2. ^ "Harvard Football Yearly Results". Harvard University. Retrieved 1 January 2018.