1900 Harvard Crimson football team

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1900 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard football team 1900.png
Conference Independent
1900 record 10–1
Head coach Benjamin Dibblee (2nd season)
Captain Charles Dudley Daly
Seasons
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The 1900 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1900 college football season. In its second season under head coach Benjamin Dibblee, Harvard compiled a 10–1 record, shut out seven of 11 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 205 to 44, the 1900 team won its first 10 games, but closed the season with a 28–0 loss against rival Yale.[1][2]

Walter Camp selected three Harvard players as first-team selections to his 1900 College Football All-America Team. They were ends John Hallowell and Dave Campbell and quarterback Charles Dudley Daly.[3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result Attendance Source
September 29 Wesleyan
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 24–0 1,000 [4]
October 3 Williams
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 12–0 1,000 [5]
October 6 Bowdoin
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 12–0 2,500 [6]
October 10 Amherst
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 18–0 800 [7]
October 13 Columbia (rivalry)
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 24–0 8,000 [8]
October 17 Bates
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 41–0 1,500 [9]
October 20 at Army W 29–0 5,000 [10]
October 27 Carlisle
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 17–5 15,000 [11]
November 3 Penn (rivalry)
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 17–5 17,000 [12]
November 10 Brown
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 11–6 8,000 [13]
November 24 at Yale (rivalry) L 0–28 > 20,000 [14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1900 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. ^ "Walter Camp's 1900 All America Selections". Capital Times. November 23, 1930. 
  4. ^ "Harvard Defeats Wesleyan 24 to 0". Boston Post. September 30, 1900. p. 9 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  5. ^ "Harvard Defeated Williams 12 to 0, But the Men From Berkshire Outplayed the 'Varsity". Boston Post. October 4, 1900. p. 3 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  6. ^ "Scores Twice: Harvard Makes Only 12 Points Against Bowdoin". The Boston Globe. October 7, 1900. p. 5 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  7. ^ "Football Straws: Harvard Shows Up Poorly Against Amherst". The Boston Globe. October 11, 1900. p. 5 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  8. ^ "Harvard Beats Columbia, 24 to 0". Boston Post. October 14, 1900. p. 5 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  9. ^ "Round the Ends: Harvard Runs Up Score Against Bates". The Boston Globe. October 18, 1900. p. 5 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  10. ^ "Harvard, 29; West Point, 0: Crimson Eleven Wins Easily Before 5000 Spectators". Boston Post. October 21, 1900. p. 9 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  11. ^ "Harvard Beats Indians, 17 to 5". Boston Post. October 28, 1900. p. 9 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  12. ^ "Details of Harvard Victory: U. of P.'s "Guards Back" Easily Broken, The Result Was Never in Doubt". The Boston Globe. November 4, 1900. p. 24 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  13. ^ "Harvard Beats Brown 11 to 6, But Barely Escapes Disaster". Boston Post. November 11, 1900. p. 9 – via NewspaperARCHIVE. 
  14. ^ "Yale Football Champions of 1900: Harvard Beaten in the Annual Game at New Haven". The New York Times. November 25, 1900. pp. 1–2 – via Newspapers.com.