1903 Harvard Crimson football team

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1903 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
Conference Independent
1903 record 9–3
Head coach John Cranston (1st season)
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →

The 1903 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1903 college football season. The Crimson finished with a 9–3 record under first-year head coach John Cranston.[1][2] Walter Camp selected two Harvard players as first-team selections to his 1903 College Football All-America Team. They were tackle Daniel Knowlton and guard Andrew Marshall.[3]

The 1903 season was also notable for the opening of Harvard Stadium, which hosted its first game on November 14 against Dartmouth.

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 23 Williams
W 17–0
September 26 Bowdoin
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 24–0
October 3 Maine
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 6–0
October 7 Bates
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 23–0
October 10 Amherst
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
L 0–5
October 14 Wesleyan
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 17–6
October 17at ArmyW 5–0
October 24 Brown
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 29–0
October 31 Carlisle
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 12–11
November 7at Penn (rivalry)W 17–10
November 14 Dartmouth (rivalry)
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
L 0–11
November 21 Yale (rivalry)
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
L 0–16

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1903 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 Names All American Team". The Trenton Times. 1903-12-10.