Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1950 Eastern college football independents records The 1950 Harvard Crimson football team was an American football team that represented Harvard University during the 1950 college football season. In their first year under head coach Lloyd Jordan, the Crimson compiled a 1–7 record and were outscored 248 to 74. Philip L. Isenberg was the team captain.[1]

Harvard played its home games at Harvard Stadium in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 7 Columbia
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 7–28 15,000 [2]
October 14 No. 17 Cornell
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 7–28 16,000 [3]
October 21 No. 1 Army
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 0–49 26,000 [4]
October 28 Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 7–27 28,000 [5]
November 4 Holy Cross
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 7–26 11,000 [6]
November 11 at Princeton L 26–63 25,000 [7]
November 18 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 14–13 11,000 [8]
November 25 Yale
L 6–14 40,000 [9]
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References

  1. "Football Record Book: Year-by-Year Results". Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University. https://gocrimson.com/documents/2020/6/17//FBL_RecordBook_Year_by_Year_Results.pdf?id=6334. Retrieved June 20, 2020.
  2. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 8, 1950). "Columbia Checks Harvard, 28 to 7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  3. Effrat, Louis (October 15, 1950). "Cornell Defeats Harvard, 28 to 7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  4. Effrat, Louis (October 22, 1950). "Army Overcomes Harvard, 49 to 0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. Strauss, Michael (October 29, 1950). "Dartmouth Checks Harvard, 27 to 7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. "Holy Cross Capitalizes on Harvard Mistakes to Gain Victory at Cambridge". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S3. November 5, 1950.
  7. Danzig, Allison (November 12, 1950). "Princeton Routs Harvard, 63-26; Tiger Sets Record". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. "Harvard Rallies to Whip Brown, Snap 9-Game Losing Streak, 14-13". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. November 19, 1950.
  9. Nichols, Joseph C. (November 26, 1950). "Yale Downs Harvard; Elis in Front, 14-6". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
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