1901 Harvard Crimson football team

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1901 Harvard Crimson football
National champion (Billingsley)
Conference Independent
1901 record 12–0
Head coach Bill Reid (1st season)
Home stadium Soldier's Field
Seasons
← 1900
1902 →
1901 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Harvard         12 0 0
Yale         11 1 1
California         9 0 1
Stetson         1 0 0
Cornell         11 1 0
Dartmouth         10 1 0
Massachusetts         9 1 0
Princeton         9 1 1
Notre Dame         8 1 1
Kentucky U.         7 1 1
Army         5 1 2
Connecticut         8 2 0
Virginia         8 2 0
Arizona         4 1 0
Washington Agricultural         4 1 0
Nebraska         7 2 0
Western U. of Penn         7 2 1
Lafayette         9 3 0
Utah         3 1 0
Penn         10 5 0
Gallaudet         4 2 2
William & Mary         2 1 1
Columbia         8 5 0
Baylor         5 3 0
Penn State         5 3 0
Ohio State         5 3 1
VMI         4 3 0
Washington         4 3 0
Navy         6 4 1
Stanford         3 2 2
Oklahoma         3 2 0
Drake         4 4 0
Detroit         3 3 0
Kansas State         3 4 1
Michigan Agricultural         3 4 1
Oregon         3 4 1
Carlisle         5 7 1
Montana         2 3 0
Oklahoma A&M         2 3 0
Villanova         2 3 0
Arkansas         3 5 0
Kansas         3 5 2
Furman         1 2 1
Texas A&M         1 4 0
Missouri         1 6 1
Maryland         1 7 0
Boston College         1 8 0
Florida Agricultural         0 1 0
Kendall         0 1 0
USC         0 1 0
Rhode Island         0 2 0
Rutgers         0 7 0

The 1901 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1901 college football season. The team finished with a 12–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by one selector, the Billingsley Report.[1][2] Michigan was selected as the national champion by three other selectors.[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 28 Williams Soldier's FieldCambridge, MA W 16–0  
October 2 Bowdoin Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA W 12–0  
October 5 Bates Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA W 16–6  
October 9 Amherst Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA W 11–0  
October 12 Columbia Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA (Rivalry) W 18–0  
October 16 Wesleyan Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA W 16–0  
October 19 at Army West Point, NY W 6–0  
October 26 Carlisle Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA W 29–0  
November 2 Brown Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA W 48–0  
November 9 Penn Franklin FieldPhiladelphia, PA (Rivalry) W 33–6  
November 16 Dartmouth Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA (Rivalry) W 27–12  
November 23 Yale Soldier's Field • Cambridge, MA (Rivalry) W 22–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1901 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.