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1908 Harvard Crimson football
National champion (Billingsley)
ConferenceIndependent
1908 record9–0–1
Head coachPercy Haughton (1st season)
Home stadiumHarvard Stadium
(Capacity: 42,000)
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →

The 1908 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1908 college football season. The team finished with a 9–0–1 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report.[1] They outscored their opponents 132 to 8.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30[[{{{school}}}|Bowdoin]]W 5–0
October 3Maine
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 16–0
October 7Bates
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 18–0
October 10Williams
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 10–0
October 17[[{{{school}}}|Springfield (MA)]]
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 44–0
October 24at NavyT 6–6
October 31Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 6–2
November 7Carlisle
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 17–0
November 14Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 6–0
November 21at YaleW 4–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2015/FBS.pdf. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. "1908 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/harvard/1908-schedule.html. Retrieved February 27, 2017.

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