The Harvard football team hosts the 699th game in Harvard Stadium history, as the Crimson plays hosts to Ivy League rival Brown. The game will be broadcast live on NESN and the Ivy League Network, and Alex Vispoli and Eric Gallanty will have the call. Harvard stands at 0-1 on the year after falling at Rhode Island, 17-10, last week, while Brown owns a 1-0 mark with a victory over Bryant in its season opener.
Led by Charlie Booker III, who rushed for a career-high 139 yards, the Harvard football team gained 398 yards of total offense, but the Crimson fell in its season opener at Rhode Island, 17-10, at Meade Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Harvard Athletics has announced a continued agreement with Bloomberg Radio WRCA 1330 AM and 106.1 FM in Boston, as well as 92.9 WBOS-HD2 in Brookline to broadcast all 10 Harvard football games live this season.
The Harvard football team opens its 144th season Saturday afternoon, as the Crimson visits Rhode Island at Meade Stadium. Harvard, which is coming off a 7-3 season, was 5-2 in the Ivy League last year, while the Rams sit 0-2 this fall. Saturday’s game will be broadcast on the CAA Network. Steve McDonald and Terry Lynch will have the call.
A total of nine Harvard football alumni have earned spots on NFL 53-man rosters or practices squads. The NFL season begins Thursday evening, with the New England Patriots hosting the Kansas City Chiefs. Harvard alumni represent more than half of the 17 former Ivy League football players to earn that distinction.
For just the third time in the storied history of the Ivy League, there has been a tie among the top of the football preseason poll. The Crimson (five first-place votes), along with Princeton (six first-place votes), have tied for the top spot in the 2017 poll.
Harvard Athletics announced Monday that a record eight football games during the 2017 season will be broadcast live on national or regional television. A total of four games have been picked up as part of the Ivy League football television packages with NBC and Eleven Sports, as well as four additional games to be broadcast on NESN or NESNplus.
The recruiting process is an intense thing for 17- and 18-year olds to go through. For me, I recognized that this was the first time that my decision in regards to where I wanted to go to college, would affect the path the rest of my life took. Lots of variables ride on the decision -- the school I chose would affect the coaches and mentors I’d be around, as well as friends, potential academic fields of study, and various other opportunities I’d be exposed to.
Harvard football has given me the experience of a lifetime. I would have never imagined my college experience to be filled with intellectual conversations and experiences with my brothers on my football team or the incredible people that I have met across the river. There is barely a day where I still cannot even believe that I am about to graduate from Harvard University and I constantly go back to the day where Coach Conlin, who is now the offensive line coach at Yale, called me where I was in my high school gymnasium and I thought he was talking about another type of “Harvard.”
Looking back on my senior season, I still have a sour taste in my mouth. The 2016 Harvard football team had the opportunity to complete something that has never happened before in our history—it could have won its fourth straight Ivy League championship.
Former Harvard football standout Carl Morris '03 has been named to the 2018 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today
Just a few weeks ago, I stood before a room of Harvard professors, advisors, and students, ready to present and defend my capstone engineering thesis—a basketball sleeve that analyzes muscular activation and biomechanics to help shooters develop their technique. Since these presentations play a significant role in our evaluation as we prepare to graduate, most students are nervous to have their work criticized by the faculty reviewers. But that wasn’t on my mind.
Harvard Athletics and the Harvard Varsity Club celebrated the Class of 2017 Wednesday night at the annual Senior Letterwinners' Dinner, held inside the Bright-Landry Hockey Center, to honor both the athletic and academic accomplishments of this year's graduating student-athletes.