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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1962 Ivy League football standings The 1962 Harvard Crimson football team was an American football team that represented Harvard University during the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. Harvard finished second in the Ivy League.

In their sixth year under head coach John Yovicsin, the Crimson compiled a 6–3 record and outscored opponents 202 to 118. Richard C. Diehl was the team captain.[1]

Harvard's 5–2 conference record was the second-best in the Ivy League standings. The Crimson outscored Ivy opponents 155 to 77.[2]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 29 Lehigh*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 27–7 10,000 [3]
October 6 at Cornell L 12–14 13,000 [4]
October 13 Holy Cross*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 20–34 23,000 [5]
October 20 at Columbia W 36–14 18,500 [6]
October 27 Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 6–24 32,000 [7]
November 3 Penn
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
W 36–0 5,000 [8]
November 10 at Princeton W 20–0 28,000 [9]
November 17 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 31–19 14,000 [10]
November 24 Yale
W 14–6 39,000 [11]
  • *Non-conference 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. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. p. 23. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. "Harvard Scores over Lehigh, 27-7". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6. September 30, 1962.
  4. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 7, 1962). "Cornell Topples Harvard; Ithacans Triumph, 14-12". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  5. White, Gordon S., Jr. (October 14, 1962). "Holy Cross, Attacking Behind a Heavy Line, Sends Harvard to a 34-20 Loss". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S3.
  6. Teague, Robert L. (October 21, 1962). "Harvard Tops Columbia, 36-14; Lions Outrushed". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Danzig, Allison (October 28, 1962). "Harvard Beaten; Crimson Is 24-6 Loser to Dartmouth -- King Goes Over Twice". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Strauss, Michael (October 28, 1962). "Harvard Takes 20-Point Lead in First 12 Minutes and Defeats Penn, 36-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S2.
  9. Danzig, Allison (November 11, 1962). "Harvard Overwhelms Princeton, 20 to 0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. Strauss, Michael (November 18, 1962). "Harvard Beats Brown, 31-19, as Taylor Ties Ivy Record with 4 Touchdowns". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S6.
  11. Sheehan, Joseph M. (November 25, 1962). "Harvard Wins, 14-6; Yale Team Bows". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.