1892 Harvard Crimson football team

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1892 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
Conference Independent
1892 record 10–1
Head coach George A. Stewart &
George C. Adams (3rd season)
Captain Bernard Trafford
Home stadium Jarvis Field
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →
1892 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn         15 1 0
Yale         13 0 0
Princeton         12 2 0
Harvard         10 1 0
North Carolina         5 1 0
Chicago         8 4 1
Sewanee         5 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Illinois         7 4 1
Colorado         3 2 0
Virginia         3 2 1
California         2 1 1
Stanford         1 0 2
Vanderbilt         4 4 0
Alabama         2 2 0
Auburn         2 2 0
Notre Dame         1 1 0
Stevens         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 0
Utah         0 1 0
Rutgers         3 5 1
Tennessee         2 5 0
Lafayette         5 7 0
Georgia Tech         0 3 0
Maryland         0 3 0
Lehigh         3 6 0

The 1892 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1892 college football season. The Crimson finished with a 10–1 record. The team won its first 10 games by a combined score of 365 to 36, but lost its final game against Yale by a 6–0 score.[1][2]

Five Harvard players were selected as consensus All-Americans: end Frank Hallowell, tackle Marshall Newell, guart Bert Waters, center William H. Lewis, and fullback Charley Brewer.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 1 Dartmouth (rivalry)
W 48–0 [3]
October 5 Exeter
  • Cambridge, MA
W 62–0 [4]
October 8 Amherst
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 26–0 [5]
October 15 Williams
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 55–0 [6]
October 22 Boston Athletic Association
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 40–0almost 3,000[7]
October 26 Chicago Athletic Club
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 32–0 [8]
October 29 Amherst
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 32–10 [9]
November 2 MIT
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 34–0 [10]
November 5 Cornell
  • Hampden Park
  • Springfield, MA
W 20–14 [11]
November 8 Boston Athletic Association
  • Cambridge, MA
W 16–12 [12]
November 19at Yale (rivalry)
L 0–620,000[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1892 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 Won: First Game of the Season at Cambridge". The Boston Globe. October 2, 1892. p. 2 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  4. ^ "Exeter Outclassed: Harvard's Eleven Won by a Score of 62 to 0". The Boston Globe. October 6, 1892. p. 3 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  5. ^ "No Easy Task: Harvard's Victory Won by Hard Work; Amherst Makes a Good Showing on Jarvis Field". The Boston Globe. October 9, 1892. p. 1 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  6. ^ "Full of Life: First Half of Harvard-Williams Game". The Boston Globe. October 16, 1892. p. 4 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  7. ^ "B.A.A. Beaten: Harvard Scores 40 Points in 45 Minutes". The Boston Globe. October 23, 1892. p. 4 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  8. ^ "Rah! Harvard: Crimson Beats Chicago Athletes Badly". The Boston Globe. October 27, 1892. p. 3 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  9. ^ "Amhest Scores: Harvard's Opponents Make Two Touchdowns". The Boston Globe. October 30, 1892. p. 4 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  10. ^ "In the Mud: Harvard and M.I.T. Meet on Jarvis Field". The Boston Globe. November 3, 1892. p. 3 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  11. ^ "Many Surprises: Harvard Defeats Cornell by Only Six Points; Ithacans Score Three Times on Hampden Park". The Boston Globe. November 6, 1892. p. 4 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  12. ^ "Harvard, 16; B.A.A., 12: The Game Was as Humiliating as a Defeat Would Have Been -- Crimson Growing Worse Daily". Boston Post. November 9, 1882. p. 7 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  13. ^ "Proud Blue: It Waves Triumphant Over the Crimson; Yale Beats Harvard by Score of 6-0". The Boston Globe. November 20, 1892. p. 1 – via NewspaperARCHIVE.