1912 Harvard Crimson football
National champion
(Billingsley, Helms, Houlgate, Davis)
Co-national champion (NCF)
Conference Independent
1912 record 9–0
Head coach Percy Haughton (5th year)
Captain Percy Langdon Wendell
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
« 1911 1913 »

The 1912 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1912 college football season. The team finished with a 9–0 record and was retroactively named as the national champion by the Billingsley Report, Helms Athletic Foundation, Houlgate System, and Parke H. Davis, and as a co-national champion by the National Championship Foundation.[1] They outscored their opponents 176 to 22.[2]


September 28MaineW 7–0
October 5Holy Cross
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 19–0
October 12Williams
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 26–3
October 19Amherst
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 46–0
October 26Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 30–10
November 2Princeton
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 16–6
November 9Vanderbilt
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 9–3
November 16Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Allston, MA
W 3–0
November 23at YaleW 20–0



  1. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) (2015). "National Poll Rankings" (PDF). NCAA Division I Football Records. NCAA. p. 108. Retrieved January 4, 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "1912 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved February 27, 2017.

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