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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1964 Ivy League football standings The 1964 Harvard Crimson football team was an American football team that represented Harvard University during the 1964 NCAA University Division football season. Harvard finished second in the Ivy League.

In their eighth year under head coach John Yovicsin, the Crimson compiled a 6–3 record and outscored opponents 131 to 123. John F. O’Brien 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 90 to 85.[2]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26 Massachusetts*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 20–14 20,000 [3]
October 3 Bucknell*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 21–24 [4]
October 10 at Columbia W 3–0 24,780 [5]
October 17 Cornell
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 16–0 8,000 [6]
October 24 Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 0–48 32,500 [7]
October 31 Penn
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
W 34–0 10,000 [8]
November 7 at Princeton L 0–16 39,000 [9]
November 14 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 19–7 15,000 [10]
November 21 Yale
W 18–14 39,909 [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. McGowen, Deane (September 27, 1964). "Harvard Defeats Redmen, 20 to 14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S8.
  4. "Bucknell Upsets Harvard; Crimson Bows, 24-21". The New York Times. Associated Press (New York, N.Y.): p. S1. October 4, 1964.
  5. Werden, Lincoln A. (October 11, 1964). "Harvard Defeats Columbia, 3 to 0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  6. Strauss, Michael (October 18, 1964). "Harvard Defeats Cornell by 16-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  7. Strauss, Michael (October 25, 1964). "Dartmouth Tops Harvard, 48-0; Half-TIme Score 35-0". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  8. Strauss, Michael (November 1, 1964). "Harvard Tops Penn, 34-0; Bilodeau Paces Crimson". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  9. Litsky, Frank (November 8, 1964). "Harvard Is Crushed, 16-0; 3 Field Goals Help". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
  10. "Harvard Sets Back Brown, 19-7, as Grant Scores on 82-Yard Return of Punt". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S5. November 15, 1964.
  11. Wallace, William N. (November 22, 1964). "Leo's 46-Yard Run Beats Elis, 18-14". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S1.
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