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The Boston Globe


Christopher L. Gasper

Harvard football is schooling competition

Pop quiz, college football fans: Who has the longest active winning streak in what for years was known collectively as Division 1 college football, but now goes by the awkward NCAA argot of Football Bowl Subdivision (née Division 1-A) and Football Championship Subdivision (née Division 1-AA)?

Alabama, Oregon, Notre Dame, and Florida are all valid guesses. But the honor belongs to its oldest and most distinguished institution of higher learning — Harvard. The Crimson (5-0) have won 14 straight games, dating to 2011, heading into Saturday’s showdown with Princeton.

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