1876–77 Harvard Crimson football team

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1876 Harvard Crimson football
Conference Independent
1876 record 3–1
Head coach No coach
Captain Nathaniel Curtis
Seasons
← 1875
1877 →
1876 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         3 0 0
Rutgers         1 0 0
Harvard         3 1 0
Princeton         3 2 0
Stevens Tech         2 2 1
Penn         1 2 0
Canada All-Stars         0 1 0
McGill         0 1 0
NYU         0 1 0
Philadelphia All-Stars         0 1 0
Columbia         1 3 0

The 1876–77 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1876 college football season. They finished with a 3–1 record.[1] The team captain was Nathaniel Curtis.[2]

On November 18, 1876, the second Harvard–Yale football rivalry game was played before a crowd of approximately 2,000 people at Hamilton Park in New Haven, Connecticut. Walter Camp played for Yale, which won the game 1–0.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 28, 1876 at Canada All-Stars Montreal, QC W 2–0  
October 30, 1876 at McGill Montreal, QC W 1–0  
November 18, 1876 at Yale New Haven, CT (Rivalry) L 0–1  
April 28, 1877 Princeton Cambridge, MA (Rivalry) W 1–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1876 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 23, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Harvard Football Yearly Records". GoCrimson.com. Harvard University. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Game Between The Harvard and Yale Clubs At Hamilton Park - Yale Wins". New York Herald. November 19, 1876. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com.