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1914 Harvard Crimson football
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Conference Independent
1914 record 7–0–2
Head coach Percy Haughton (7th year)
Captain Charles Brickley
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
Seasons
« 1913 1915 »

The 1914 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1914 college football season. The Crimson finished with an undefeated 7–0–2 record under seventh-year head coach Percy Haughton. Harvard outscored its opponents by a combined score of 187–28, but tied Penn State and Brown.[1][2]

Walter Camp selected four Harvard players (end Huntington "Tack" Hardwick, tackle Walter Trumbull, guard Stan Pennock, and halfback Eddie Mahan) as first-team members of his All-American Team.[3]

The Crimson played in the inaugural game at the Yale Bowl on November 21; Harvard defeated rival Yale 36-0 with over 68,000 in attendance.[4][5][6]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 26 BatesW 44–0
October 3 [[{{{school}}}|Springfield]]
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 44–0
October 10 Washington & Jefferson
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 10–9
October 17 Tufts
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 13–6
October 24 Penn State
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
T 13–13
October 31 Michigan
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
W 7–0
November 7 Princeton
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA (rivalry)
W 20–0
November 14 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Cambridge, MA
T 0–0
November 21at Yale
W 36–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1914 Harvard Crimson Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/harvard/1914-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 Three All-American Elevens". The Syracuse Herald. 1914-12-13.
  4. Amore, Dom (November 13, 2014). "Yale Bowl starts big, and 100 years later, it remains special". Hartford Courant ((Connecticut)). http://www.courant.com/sports/college/hc-yale-bowl-anniversary-1113-20141112-story.html. Retrieved December 1, 2017.
  5. "Yale victim of bad breaks or score might have been closer". Spokesman-Review ((Spokane, Washington)): p. 1, part 3. November 22, 1914. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=EaFQAAAAIBAJ&sjid=r-ADAAAAIBAJ&pg=6617%2C4861318.
  6. "Greatest football crowd ever, sees big match". The Day ((New London, Connecticut)): p. 13. November 21, 1914. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=SfogAAAAIBAJ&sjid=bXUFAAAAIBAJ&pg=6342%2C2362626.
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