ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

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Boston Globe: Kevin Murphy as Force for Harvard Football

-by Michael Vega
Courtesy, Boston Globe

Kevin Murphy has never been one to sit back and wait for opportunities to come to him.

Even on the gridiron, the 6-foot-7-inch, 295-pound senior left tackle for Harvard's football team would much prefer to take the proactive approach, run blocking vs. pass protecting, though he is adept at both.

"If you asked me, 'Would you rather fire off and go hit a guy, or sit back and let a guy come to you,' which do you think I'm going to chose?'' Murphy said, breaking into a laugh after Wednesday's practice for today's Ivy League game against visiting Princeton.

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