1908 Harvard Crimson football team

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1908 Harvard Crimson football
National champion (Billingsley)
Conference Independent
1908 record 9–0–1
Head coach Percy Haughton (1st season)
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →

The 1908 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1908 college football season. The team finished with a 9–0–1 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report,[1] they outscored their opponents 132 to 8.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site Result
September 30 Bowdoin Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 5–0  
October 3 Maine Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 16–0  
October 7 Bates Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 18–0  
October 10 Williams Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 10–0  
October 17 Springfield (MA) Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 44–0  
October 24 at Navy Worden FieldAnnapolis, MD T 6–6  
October 31 Brown Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 6–2  
November 7 Carlisle Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 17–0  
November 14 Dartmouth Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 6–0  
November 21 at Yale Yale FieldNew Haven, CT (Rivalry) W 4–0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ "1908 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.