American Football Database
1997 Harvard Crimson football
Ivy League champion
Conference Ivy League
1997 record 9–1 (7–0 Ivy)
Head coach Tim Murphy (4th year)
Home stadium Harvard Stadium
« 1996 1998 »

Template:1997 Ivy League football standings The 1997 Harvard Crimson football team represented Harvard University in the 1997 NCAA Division I-AA football season. Harvard finished the season with an overall record of 9–1, winning the Ivy league with a conference mark of 7–0, the first time Harvard had ever gone unbeaten and untied in Ivy League play.[1]


September 20ColumbiaW 45-7
September 27at Lehigh
W 35-30
October 4at Bucknell
  • Christy Mathewson–Memorial Stadium
  • Lewisburg, PA
L 20-24
October 11at CornellW 34-9
October 18Holy Cross*
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 52-24
October 25Princeton
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 14-12
November 1at DartmouthW 24-0
November 8at BrownW 27-10
November 15Penn
  • Harvard Stadium
  • Boston, MA
W 33-0
November 22YaleW 17–7
  • *Non-conference game



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