Harvard announces 2021 football schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The Harvard Crimson have announced their fall 2021 football schedule, which includes five home games and 10 contests overall.

Harvard opens the 2021 season on Saturday, Sept. 18 with a non-conference game on the road against Georgetown. Other non-conference contests include Holy Cross on the road on Oct. 2 and Lafayette at home at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Mass., on Oct. 16.

Harvard is scheduled to open Ivy League action on Friday, Sept. 24 at home against Brown. The game will be nationally televised by ESPNU. Other Ivy League opponents scheduled to visit Boston this fall include Cornell on Oct. 9, Dartmouth on Oct. 30, and Penn on Nov. 13.

The Crimson will travel to face Ivy League foes Princeton on Oct. 23, Columbia on Nov. 6, and Yale on Nov. 20.

Below is Harvard’s complete schedule for the fall 2021 season, plus a link to their schedule page which will be updated with kickoff times and TV as they are announced:

2021 Harvard Football Schedule

  • 09/18 – at Georgetown
  • 09/24 – Brown*
  • 10/02 – at Holy Cross
  • 10/09 – Cornell*
  • 10/16 – Lafayette
  • 10/23 – at Princeton*
  • 10/30 – Dartmouth*
  • 11/06 – at Columbia*
  • 11/13 – Penn*
  • 11/20 – at Yale*

* Ivy League contest.

Harvard is entering their 28th season under head coach Tim Murphy. He has led the Crimson to nine Ivy League titles and has an overall record of 178-81 at the school.