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Template:Infobox college sports team season Template:1992 Ivy League football standings The 1992 Harvard Crimson football team was an American football team that represented Harvard University during the 1992 NCAA Division I-AA football season. The Crimson finished fifth in the Ivy League.

In their 20th year under head coach Joe Restic, the Crimson compiled a 3–7 record and were outscored 240 to 167. Robb Hirsch was the team captain.[1]

Harvard's 3–4 conference record placed fifth in the Ivy League standings. The Crimson were outscored 143 to 115 by Ivy opponents.[2]

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

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 19 at Columbia W 27–20 5,750 [3]
September 26 No. 14 William & Mary* L 16–36 5,794 [4]
October 3 at Holy Cross* L 7–30 10,601 [5]
October 10 Cornell
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 13–31 13,346 [6]
October 17 at Lafayette*
L 29–31 7,859 [7]
October 24 at Princeton L 6–21 19,250 [8]
October 31 Dartmouth
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
L 7–31 12,850 [9]
November 7 Brown
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 29–19 5,350 [10]
November 14 at Penn L 19–21 21,626 [11]
November 21 Yale
W 14–0 31,500 [12]
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from NCAA Division I-AA Football Committee 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. "Year-by-Year History". Ivy League Football Media Guide. Princeton, N.J.: Ivy League. 2017. pp. 34-35. https://ivyleague.com/documents/2017/8/23/3_Year_By_Year_History_2017.pdf?id=2998. Retrieved July 10, 2020.
  3. Wallace, William N. (September 20, 1992). "Columbia Roars but Not Quite Enough". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): pp. S3, S4.
  4. Fairbank, Dave (September 27, 1992). "Tribe Stops Harvard Efficiently". Daily Press (Newport News, Va.): p. C1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58618964/1992-harvard-wm/.
  5. Concannon, Joe (October 4, 1992). "Tough Crusader Defense Has Harvard All Crossed Up". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 63. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58620250/1992-o4-ivies/.
  6. Concannon, Joe (October 11, 1992). "Cornell Bags Big Victory". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 59. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58621038/1992-cornell-harvard/.
  7. Meixell, Ted (October 18, 1992). "High-Scoring Win Finally for Lafayette". The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.): p. C1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58621668/1992-harvard-lafayette/.
  8. Naunton, Shawn (October 25, 1992). "Princeton Dumps Harvard". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pa.): p. C12. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58646478/1992-harvard-princeton/.
  9. Concannon, Joe (November 1, 1992). "Harvard Still Can't Get Ball Rolling". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 72. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58648573/1992-dartmouth-harvard/.
  10. Concannon, Joe (November 8, 1992). "A Breakthrough for Harvard, Giardi". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 72. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58667990/1992-brown-harvard/. Attendance figure in "Summaries: East". The New York Times (New York, N.Y.): p. S7. November 8, 1992.
  11. Kelly, Matt (November 15, 1992). "Harvard Can't Kick In". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 61. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58669897/1992-harvard-penn/.
  12. Concannon, Joe (November 22, 1992). "High Point for Harvard". Boston Sunday Globe (Boston, Mass.): p. 49. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/58670762/1992-harvard-yale/.
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