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1900 Harvard Crimson football
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Conference Independent
1900 record 10–1
Head coach Benjamin Dibblee (2nd year)
Captain Charles Dudley Daly
Seasons
« 1899 1901 »

The 1900 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1900 college football season. In its second season under head coach Benjamin Dibblee, Harvard compiled a 10–1 record, shut out seven of 11 opponents, and outscored all opponents by a total of 205 to 44. The 1900 team won its first 10 games, but closed the season with a 28–0 loss against rival Yale.[1][2]

Walter Camp selected three Harvard players as first-team selections to his 1900 College Football All-America Team. They were ends John Hallowell and Dave Campbell and quarterback Charles Dudley Daly.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29 Wesleyan
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 24–01,000[4]
October 3 Williams
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 12–01,000[5]
October 6 Bowdoin
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 12–02,500[6]
October 10 Amherst
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 18–0800[7]
October 13 Columbia (rivalry)
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 24–08,000[8]
October 17 Bates
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 41–01,500[9]
October 20at ArmyW 29–05,000[10]
October 27 Carlisle
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 17–515,000[11]
November 3 Penn
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA (rivalry)
W 17–517,000[12]
November 10 Brown
  • Soldiers' Field
  • Cambridge, MA
W 11–68,000[13]
November 24at Yale L 0–28> 20,000[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1900 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/harvard/1900-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  2. "Harvard Football Yearly Records". GoCrimson.com. Harvard University. http://www.gocrimson.com/sports/fball/history/Media_Center_Football_Yearly_Results. Retrieved August 13, 2014.
  3. "Walter Camp's 1900 All America Selections". Capital Times. November 23, 1930.
  4. "Harvard Defeats Wesleyan 24 to 0". Boston Post: p. 9. September 30, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-sep-30-1900-p-9/.
  5. "Harvard Defeated Williams 12 to 0, But the Men From Berkshire Outplayed the 'Varsity". Boston Post: p. 3. October 4, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-oct-04-1900-p-3/.
  6. "Scores Twice: Harvard Makes Only 12 Points Against Bowdoin". The Boston Globe: p. 5. October 7, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-globe-oct-07-1900-p-61/.
  7. "Football Straws: Harvard Shows Up Poorly Against Amherst". The Boston Globe: p. 5. October 11, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-daily-globe-oct-11-1900-p-5/.
  8. "Harvard Beats Columbia, 24 to 0". Boston Post: p. 5. October 14, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-14-1900-p-5/.
  9. "Round the Ends: Harvard Runs Up Score Against Bates". The Boston Globe: p. 5. October 18, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-daily-globe-oct-18-1900-p-5/.
  10. "Harvard, 29; West Point, 0: Crimson Eleven Wins Easily Before 5000 Spectators". Boston Post: p. 9. October 21, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-21-1900-p-9/.
  11. "Harvard Beats Indians, 17 to 5". Boston Post: p. 9. October 28, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-sunday-post-oct-28-1900-p-9/.
  12. "Details of Harvard Victory: U. of P.'s "Guards Back" Easily Broken, The Result Was Never in Doubt". The Boston Globe: p. 24. November 4, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-daily-globe-nov-04-1900-p-24/.
  13. "Harvard Beats Brown 11 to 6, But Barely Escapes Disaster". Boston Post: p. 9. November 11, 1900. https://newspaperarchive.com/boston-post-nov-11-1900-p-9/.
  14. "Yale Football Champions of 1900: Harvard Beaten in the Annual Game at New Haven". The New York Times: pp. 1–2. November 25, 1900. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/16460084/yale_football_champions_of_1900/.
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