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.
Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.