ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

2017 Football News

  • Lee, White Tabbed CoSIDA Academic All-District
    November 16, 2017
    Senior football student-athletes Tanner Lee and Alex White have been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America Thursday.
  • Football Visits Yale Bowl Saturday for 134th Playing of The Game
    November 14, 2017
    Harvard football will head to the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut to face archrival Yale in the 134th playing of The Game on Saturday, Nov. 18. The Game, slated for a 12:30 p.m. opening kickoff, will be shown live nationally on CNBC and the Ivy League Network. Paul Burmeister and Ross Tucker will have the call.
  • Football Falls on Senior Day to Penn, 23-6
    November 11, 2017
    The Harvard football team suffered a 23-6 setback to Penn at home on Senior Day before 10,122 fans at Harvard Stadium Saturday afternoon.
  • Senior Q & A: Semar Smith
    November 09, 2017
    More than anything, I appreciate Semar’s toughness and physicality at the running back position. Whether picking up tough yards or picking up a blitz, we can always count on him to compete and get the job done.
  • Featured Player: Luke Hutton
    November 09, 2017
    Harvard senior linebacker Luke Hutton knew he wanted to play college sports from an early age, but he never imagined his dream would lead him to Cambridge.
  • Football Takes on Penn Saturday on Senior Day
    November 07, 2017
    Harvard football will return home for the final time in 2017, as the Crimson hosts Ivy League rival Penn for a 12 p.m. kickoff to be broadcast on NESNPlus and the Ivy League Network. Alex Vispoli and Eric Gallanty will have the call.
  • Ryan Tabbed Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week
    November 06, 2017
    Junior defensive tackle Richie Ryan has been selected as the Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.
  • Football Visits Big Apple Saturday for Showdown Versus Columbia
    October 31, 2017
    For the first time in four weeks, Harvard football will head out on the road and will visit Columbia on Saturday for a 1 p.m. kickoff to be broadcast on Eleven Sports and the Ivy League Network. Bill Spaulding and Jack Ford will have the call. 
  • Smith Earns Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Week Award
    October 30, 2017
    After leading the Crimson to a 25-22 come-from-behind victory Saturday over Dartmouth, freshman quarterback Jake Smith has been selected Co-Rookie of the Week by the Ivy League.
  • Senior Q & A: Tim Haehl
    October 29, 2017
    Tim Haehl is and outstanding person and athlete, and I am betting on him to have a positive impact on our secondary in his senior season
  • Featured Player: Raishaun McGhee
    October 29, 2017
    The cornerback position in football can be one of the toughest positions to master, but for Harvard senior Raishaun McGhee, his persistence, patience and passion for the game have led him to becoming an All-Ivy League performer. 
  • Football’s Fourth-Quarter Comeback Leads to 25-22 Win Over Dartmouth
    October 28, 2017
    Three touchdown passes from freshman quarterback Jake Smith, including two to tight end Ryan Antonellis, and a game-sealing interception by Tanner Lee in the final minutes helped Harvard football (4-3, 2-2 Ivy) rally for a 25-22 win over Dartmouth (5-2, 2-2 Ivy) at Harvard Stadium.
  • Football Set for Clash with Dartmouth on NESN Saturday
    October 24, 2017
    Harvard football will close out a three-game homestand when the Crimson hosts Dartmouth on Saturday for a noon kickoff to be broadcast on NESN and the Ivy League Network. Alex Vispoli and Dylan Hornblum will have the call. 
  • Harvard Football Tripped Up by Princeton
    October 20, 2017
    Taking the field on a Friday night for the only time this season, Harvard football fell to Princeton, 52-17, at Harvard Stadium. The Crimson moves to 3-3 on the season, and 1-2 in Ivy League play.
  • Senior Q & A: Tristan Tahmaseb
    October 18, 2017
    On and off the field, through constant effort and a great attitude, Tristan has quietly become a someone we can count on.
  • Featured Player: Joe Viviano
    October 18, 2017
    There is a great lineage of Harvard quarterbacks, from Mike Giardi ’94 to Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 to Colton Chapple ’13, and senior Joe Viviano is looking to supplant his name in the record books in Cambridge as well.
  • Football Hosts Princeton Under the Lights on NBC Sports Network Friday
    October 17, 2017
    Harvard football will begin the home stretch of the season when the Crimson face Princeton in the first of five Ivy contests to close the year. Friday night’s game will be broadcast nationally on the NBC Sports Network. Paul Burmeister and Ross Tucker will have the call. 
  • Featured Player: Jack Stansell
    October 16, 2017
    For Harvard senior bioengineering major Jack Stansell, it was an unplanned family trip to a hotel in Houston in 2005 that started his journey in the game of football.  Since then football has been one of the biggest facets of his life.
  • Senior Q & A: Tobe Ezeokoli
    October 16, 2017
    Tobe has a chance to become an outstanding defensive back in 2017 and because of his positive personality and humility everyone is rooting for him.
  • Shelton-Mosley Garners Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week Honors
    October 16, 2017
    For the second time this season, junior Justice Shelton-Mosley has been recognized by the Ivy League as the Special Teams Player of the Week. The conference made the announcement via its weekly awards release Monday.
  • Football Uses Ground Game to Rush Past Lafayette, 38-10
    October 14, 2017
    In the 700th game at Harvard Stadium, Harvard football (3-2) used 383 yards of total offense and two special teams scores on its way to a 38-10 win over Lafayette (2-5) on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 14).
  • Football Hosts Lafayette Saturday in 700th Game at Harvard Stadium
    October 10, 2017
    Coming off a 17-14 defeat at Cornell last week, Harvard will return home to host Lafayette in the Crimson’s 700th game played at Harvard Stadium. Harvard owns a 445-220-34 (.660) record at the historic venue built in 1903. 
  • Football Falls on the Road at Cornell, 17-14
    October 07, 2017
    Harvard football (2-2, 1-1 Ivy) led 14-0 early in the second quarter, but Cornell (1-3, 1-1 Ivy) battled back to top the Crimson, 17-14, Saturday afternoon at Schoellkopf Field in Ithaca, New York.
  • Around the Yard: Tim O'Brien
    October 04, 2017
    The most popular advice I hear from graduating seniors, alumni, professors, and elders in general is to take advantage of the opportunities presented in front of you. It can be overwhelming at times with the constant feed of new emails and event flyers, but you never know what you can find after taking that first step in exploring a new opportunity.
  • The Harvard Varsity Club Announces Establishment of The Benson M. Abercrombie ’21 Fund
    October 04, 2017
    The Harvard Varsity Club (HVC), with support from the Department of Harvard Athletics and Friends of Harvard Football, has established The Benson M. Abercrombie ’21 Fund to provide support to any currently enrolled Harvard undergraduate student-athlete who incurs a severe or catastrophic injury while competing for the Crimson.
  • Football Returns to Ivy League Action at Cornell Saturday
    October 03, 2017
    Riding a two-game win streak, the Harvard football team will travel to Ithaca, New York to take on Ivy League rival Cornell. The game will be shown live on Eleven Sports and the Ivy League Network. Bill Spaulding and Matt Goldstein will have the call on the broadcast. 
  • Shelton-Mosley Tabbed Ivy League Special Teams Player of the Week
    October 02, 2017
    Junior Justice Shelton-Mosley has been selected as the Ivy League Special Team Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon. 
  • Football Dominates Georgetown, 41-2
    September 30, 2017
    Harvard football held Georgetown to just 201 yards of total offense, and just 46 on the ground, while the Crimson went for 457 yards on its way to a dominant 41-2 victory Saturday afternoon at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The Crimson scored a touchdown in all three facets of the game. Charlie Booker III scored twice on the ground, Henry Taylor caught his first career TD reception, Raishaun McGhee returned an interception for a score and Justice Shelton-Mosley returned his second career punt for a touchdown.
  • Lee Named Semifinalist for 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy
    September 27, 2017
    Senior safety Tanner Lee has been named a semifinalist for the 2017 William V. Campbell Trophy presented by Fidelity, as announced by the National Football Foundation Wednesday, Sept. 27.
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ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

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