CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Colton Chapple passed for three touchdowns and ran for another as Harvard routed Columbia 69-0 Saturday in a milestone Ivy League victory.
The Crimson (7-1, 4-1) scored 35 points in the second quarter in their most lopsided win over an Ivy rival since beating Cornell 77-0 in 1890. The margin was their largest since a 69-0 drubbing of Coast Guard in 1946.
The Lions (2-6, 1-4), who clinched their 38th losing season in 41 years, suffered their biggest loss since a 69-0 defeat against Rutgers in 1978 and gave up their most points since a 77-28 loss to Holy Cross in 1983.
After Harvard led 14-0 early in the second quarter, three consecutive Columbia turnovers led to Crimson touchdowns.
The victory was the 127th at Harvard for coach Tim Murphy, tying former Dartmouth coach Bob Blackman for third in Ivy play since the league was formed in 1956.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.