1891 Harvard Crimson football team

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1891 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
Conference Independent
1891 record 13–1
Head coach George A. Stewart &
George C. Adams (2nd season)
Captain Bernard Trafford
Seasons
← 1890
1892 →
1891 college football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         13 0 0
Harvard         13 1 0
Princeton         12 1 0
Trinity         3 0 0
Wake Forest         1 0 0
Penn         11 2 0
Illinois         5 1 0
Colgate         4 1 0
Army         4 1 1
Stanford         3 1 0
Vanderbilt         3 1 0
Wisconsin         3 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Cornell         7 3 0
Rutgers         8 6 0
Geneva         4 2 0
Washington & Jefferson         4 2 0
Virginia         2 1 2
Delaware         5 3 1
Dartmouth         2 2 1
Washington         1 1 0
Doane         1 2 0
Sewanee         1 2 0
USC         1 2 0
Michigan         4 5 0
Ohio State         2 3 0
Colorado         1 4 0
Columbia         1 5 0
Indiana         1 5 0
California         0 1 0
Central         0 1 0
Furman         0 1 0
West Virginia         0 1 0
North Carolina         0 2 0

The 1891 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1891 college football season. The Crimson finished with a 13–1 record. The team won its first 13 games by a combined score of 588–16, but lost its final game against Yale by a 10–0 score.[1][2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 3 Dartmouth (rivalry)W 16–0 [3]
October 7 Exeter
  • Cambridge, MA
W 17–0 [4]
October 10 Amherst
  • Cambridge, MA
W 18–0 [5]
October 14 MIT
  • Cambridge, MA
W 26–0 [6]
October 17 Williams
  • Cambridge, MA
W 26–0 [7]
October 21at AndoverW 76–0 [8]
October 24 Amherst
  • Cambridge, MA
W 39–0 [9]
October 28 Bowdoin
  • Cambridge, MA
W 79–0 [10]
October 31 Springfield YMCA
  • Cambridge, MA
W 34–0 [11]
November 3 Wesleyan
  • Cambridge, MA
W 124–0 [12]
November 7 Springfeld YMCA
  • Cambridge, MA
W 44–4
November 11at TrinityW 38–0 [13]
November 14 Boston Athletic Association
  • Cambridge, MA
W 51–12 [14]
November 21vs. Yale (rivalry)
L 0–10 [15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1891 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Harvard Football Yearly Records". GoCrimson.com. Harvard University. Retrieved August 13, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Harvard Beats Dartmouth". The Sun. October 4, 1891. p. 5 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Harvard Defeats Exeter". The New York Times. October 8, 1891. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Harvard Defeats Amherst". The New York Times. October 11, 1891. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Harvard's Biggest Score This Season". The Sun. October 15, 1891. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  7. ^ "Harvard Is Piqued". The Inter Ocean. October 18, 1891. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  8. ^ "Harvard Defeats Andover". Chicago Tribune. October 22, 1891. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com. 
  9. ^ "Harvard's Stock Rises". The New York Times. October 25, 1891. p. 2 – via Newspapers.com. 
  10. ^ "Bowdoin Easily Beaten". The New York Times. October 29, 1891. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  11. ^ "Harvard Defeats Stagg's Team". New York Tribune. November 1, 1891. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  12. ^ "The Wesleyan Hospital: Its Inmates Matched Against Harvard With Disastrous Results". Chicago Tribune. November 4, 1891. p. 10 – via Newspapers.com. 
  13. ^ "Harvard scores 38 Points Against Trinity". The Sun. November 12, 1891. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com. 
  14. ^ "A Hard Fought Game: Harvard Defeats The Boston Athletic Association Eleven". The New York Times. November 15, 1891. p. 3 – via Newspapers.com. 
  15. ^ "Yale 10, Harvard 0: And The Great Match Is Over". The Evening World. November 21, 1891. p. 1 – via Newspapers.com.