2015 Harvard Crimson football team

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2015 Harvard Crimson football
Harvard Crimson logo.svg
Ivy League co-champion
Lambert Cup
Conference Ivy League
Ranking
STATS No. 20
FCS Coaches No. 20
2015 record 9–1 (6–1 Ivy)
Head coach Tim Murphy (22nd season)
Offensive coordinator Joel Lamb
Defensive coordinator Scott Larkee
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
(Capacity: 30,323)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Ivy League football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#20 Harvard +   6 1         9 1  
#23 Dartmouth +   6 1         9 1  
Penn +   6 1         7 3  
Yale   3 4         6 4  
Brown   3 4         5 5  
Princeton   2 5         5 5  
Columbia   1 6         2 8  
Cornell   1 6         1 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
  • The Ivy League does not participate in the FCS Playoffs
Rankings from STATS FCS Poll

The 2015 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University during the 2015 NCAA Division I FCS football season. They were led by 22nd year head coach Tim Murphy and played their home games at Harvard Stadium, they were a member of the Ivy League. They finished the season 9–1, 6–1 in Ivy League play to finish in a three-way tie for the Ivy League title with Dartmouth and Penn.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 19 1:00 PM at Rhode Island* No. 25 Meade StadiumKingston, RI W 41–10   4,843
September 26 7:00 PM Brown No. 24 Harvard StadiumAllston, MA FCS W 53–27   15,804
October 2 7:00 PM Georgetown* No. 24 Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA ESPN3 W 45–0   7,566
October 10 12:00 PM at Cornell No. 24 Schoellkopf FieldIthaca, NY ASN W 40–3   7,092
October 17 3:30 PM at Lafayette* No. 18 Fisher FieldEaston, PA Campus Insiders W 42–0   7,108
October 24 12:00 PM Princeton No. 15 Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA ASN W 42–7   17,444
October 30 7:30 PM No. 22 Dartmouth No. 15 Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA NBCSN W 14–13   13,058
November 7 1:00 PM at Columbia No. 13 Wien StadiumNew York City, NY W 24–16   5,494
November 14 12:00 PM Penn No. 12 Harvard Stadium • Allston, MA ASN L 25–35   10,122
November 21 2:30 PM at Yale No. 19 Yale BowlNew Haven, CT (132nd edition of The Game) NBCSN W 38–19   52,126
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from STATS FCS Poll released prior to game. All times are in Eastern Time.

Ranking movements[edit]

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Final 
STATS FCS 23 25 25 24 24 24 18 15 15 13 12 19 19 20 
Coaches 22 25–T RV RV 25 24 18 15 16 15 13 21 19 20

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