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1887 Harvard Crimson football
Conference Independent
1887 record 10–1
Head coach No coach
Seasons
« 1886 1888 »
1887 college football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Yale         9 0 0
Michigan         5 0 0
California         4 0 0
Minnesota         2 0 0
Harvard         10 1 0
Princeton         7 2 0
Navy         3 1 0
Georgetown         2 1 0
Virginia         0 0 1
Rutgers         3 6 0
Massachusetts         2 3 0
Indiana         0 1 0
Purdue         0 1 0
Cornell         0 2 0
Notre Dame         0 3 0

The 1887 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1887 college football season. They finished with a 10–1 record. In the first 10 games of the season, the Crimson outscored opponents 652 to 6.[1][2] The sole loss came in the final game on November 24, 1887, a 17-8 loss against Yale in New York, New York.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 5at Tufts Medford, MAW 86–0
October 12at Phillips Exeter Exeter, NHW 68–0
October 15 MIT
W 62–0
October 19 Williams
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 52–6
October 22 Amherst
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 98–0
October 26 Tufts
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 68–0
October 29 Phillips Exeter
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 54–0
November 5 [[{{{school}}}|Wesleyan]]
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 110–0[4]
November 12 Princeton
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA (rivalry)
W 12–0[5]
November 19 Penn
  • Jarvis Field
  • Cambridge, MA (rivalry)
W 42–0[6]
November 24at Yale New Haven, CT (rivalry)L 8–17[3]

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