1913 Harvard Crimson football team

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1913 Harvard Crimson football
National champion (Helms, Houlgate, NCF)
Co-national champion (Davis)
1913 record9–0
Head coachPercy Haughton (6th season)
CaptainRobert Treat Paine Storer
Home stadiumHarvard Stadium
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The 1913 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1913 college football season. The team finished with a 9–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and National Championship Foundation, and as a co-national champion with Chicago by Parke H. Davis.[1] They outscored their opponents 225 to 21.[2]


Date Time Opponent Site Result
September 27 Maine Harvard StadiumAllston, MA W 34–0  
October 4 Bates Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 14–0  
October 11 Williams Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 23–3  
October 18 Holy Cross Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 47–7  
October 25 Penn State Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 29–0  
November 1 Cornell Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 23–6  
November 8 at Princeton Osborne FieldPrinceton, NJ (Rivalry) W 3–0  
November 15 Brown Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA W 37–0  
November 22 at Yale Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA (Rivalry) W 15–5  



  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 "1913 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.