You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Sports

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.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week