1905 Harvard Crimson football team

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1905 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
Conference Independent
1905 record 8–2–1
Head coach Bill Reid (2nd season)
Captain Daniel Hurley
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →
1905 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         10 0 0
Penn         12 0 1
Stanford         8 0 0
Kentucky U.         7 0 3
Stetson         4 0 1
Kansas         10 1 0
Navy         10 1 1
VPI         9 1 0
Colorado         8 1 0
Case         8 1 1
Dartmouth         7 1 2
Central Michigan         7 1 0
Swarthmore         7 1 0
Chattanooga         6 1 0
Western U. of Penn.         10 2 0
Nebraska         9 2 0
Princeton         8 2 0
Harvard         8 2 1
Oklahoma         7 2 0
Washington and Lee         7 2 0
Wesleyan         7 2 1
Washington & Jefferson         9 3 0
Penn State         8 3 0
Kansas State         6 2 0
Utah         6 2 0
Carlisle         10 4 0
Washburn         7 3 0
Oregon Agricultural         6 3 0
Iowa State         6 3 0
West Virginia         6 3 0
South Carolina         4 2 1
California         4 1 2
Arizona         4 2 0
Kentucky State         6 3 1
USC         6 3 1
Cornell         6 4 0
Maryland         6 4 0
Oregon         4 2 2
Washington         4 2 2
Missouri         5 4 0
Notre Dame         5 4 0
Virginia         5 4 0
North Carolina         4 3 1
Army         4 4 1
Michigan State Normal         4 4 0
TCU         4 4 0
Washington State         4 4 0
Connecticut         2 2 0
Wabash         4 5 0
Richmond         3 5 2
Montana         2 3 0
Geneva         4 6 0
Rutgers         3 6 0
Villanova         3 7 0
Delaware         3 4 1
William & Mary         2 4 1
The Citadel         2 3 1
VMI         2 5 1
Oklahoma A&M         1 3 2
Arkansas         2 6 0
Kendall         1 3 0
Baylor         1 6 0
Tempe         0 3 0

The 1905 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1905 college football season. The Crimson finished with an 8–2–1 record under head coach Bill Reid, who had coached Harvard in 1901.[1][2] Walter Camp selected two Harvard players (tackle Beaton Squires and guard Francis Burr) as first-team players on his 1905 College Football All-America Team.[3] Caspar Whitney selected three Harvard players as first-team members of his All-America team: Burr, tackle Karl Brill and halfback Daniel Hurley.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Williams W 12–0
October 3 Bowdoin
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 16–0
October 7 Maine
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 22–0
October 10 Bates
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 34–6
October 14 Springfield
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 12–0
October 21 at Army W 6–0
October 28 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 10–0
November 4 Carlisle
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 23–11
November 11 at Penn (rivalry) L 6–12
November 18 Dartmouth (rivalry)
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
T 6–6
November 25 Yale (rivalry)
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
L 0–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1905 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. ^ "All-American Eleven: Walter Camp Selects the Best Football Team; West Figures Prominently". The Washington Post. 1905-12-20. 
  4. ^ "Timely Sport Gossip from Ring and Field". Anaconda Standard. 1905-12-27.