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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1990 Ivy League football standings The 1990 Harvard Crimson football team was an American football team that represented Harvard University during the 1990 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Crimson tied for fourth in the Ivy League.

In their 20th year under head coach Joe Restic, the Crimson compiled a 5–5 record and were outscored 206 to 199. Tom Callahan was the team captain.[1]

Harvard's 3–4 conference record tied for fourth in the Ivy League standings. The Crimson were outscored 158 to 140 by Ivy opponents.[2]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 15 at Columbia W 9–6 9,430 [3]
September 22 Northeastern*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 26–0 9,200 [4]
September 29 at Holy Cross* L 14–35 14,106 [5]
October 6 Cornell
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 17–20 16,300 [6]
October 13 Fordham*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 19–13 4,500 [7]
October 20 at Princeton W 23–20 24,345 [8]
October 27 at Dartmouth L 0–17 8,821 [9]
November 3 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 52–37 15,500 [10]
November 10 at Penn L 20–24 17,918 [11]
November 17 Yale
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA (rivalry)
L 19–34 35,000 [12]
  • *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. pp. 33-34. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Greenidge, Jim (September 16, 1990). "Harvard Picks Off Columbia". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 58. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57747821/1990-columbia-harvard/.
  4. Concannon, Joe (September 23, 1990). "Harvard Gets a Tuneup". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 61. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57750090/1990-harvard-northeastern/.
  5. Concannon, Joe (September 30, 1990). "Holy Cross Swarms over Harvard". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 63. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/57751084/1990-harvard-hc/.
  6. Concannon, Joe (October 7, 1990). "Harvard Sacked by Cornell". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 66. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58414902/1990-o6-ivies/.
  7. Monahan, Bob (October 14, 1990). "Harvard Takes Sloppy Win over Fordham". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 66. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58416215/1990-fordham-harvard/.
  8. Knobelman, Bob (October 21, 1990). "Harvard Edges Princeton in Sloppy but Close Game". The Home News (New Brunswick, N.J.): p. E1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58417903/1990-harvard-princeton/.
  9. Haley, Tom (October 28, 1990). "Page Powers Dartmouth to First Shutout of Harvard Since 1965". The Sunday Rutland Herald (Rutland, Vt.): pp. B1, B2. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58420757/1990-dartmouth-harvard/.
  10. Concannon, Joe (November 4, 1990). "Harvard Exercises Its Option". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 63. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58424717/1990-n3-ivies/.
  11. Juliano, Joe (November 11, 1990). "Penn Holds Off Crimson Charge for a 24-20 Win". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. 14-E. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58426095/1990-harvard-penn/.
  12. Concannon, Joe (November 18, 1990). "Yale Has Fun in The Game". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 74. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58427035/1990-harvard-yale/.