1912 Harvard Crimson football team

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1912 Harvard Crimson football
National champion
(Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, Davis)
Co-national champion (NCF)
Conference Independent
1912 record 9–0
Head coach Percy Haughton (5th season)
Captain Percy Langdon Wendell
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
← 1911
1913 →

The 1912 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1912 college football season. The team finished with a 9–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and Parke H. Davis, and as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation.[1] They outscored their opponents 176 to 22.[2]


Date Time Opponent Site Result
September 28 Maine Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 7–0  
October 5 Holy Cross Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 19–0  
October 12 Williams Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 26–3  
October 19 Amherst Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 46–0  
October 26 Brown Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 30–10  
November 2 Princeton Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 16–6  
November 9 Vanderbilt Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 9–3  
November 16 Dartmouth Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 3–0  
November 23 at Yale Yale FieldNew Haven, CT (Rivalry) W 20–0  



  1. ^ National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "1912 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.