With the 2017 NFL season coming to a close this Sunday in Minneapolis with Super Bowl LII, here is a recap of the professional year for 10 former Harvard football players and their success in the league.
Harvard football seniors Alex White and Tanner Lee have been selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America Thursday, Dec. 14. White was named to the first team and Lee earned a spot on the second team.
Sophomore place-kicker Jake McIntyre has been selected to the Fred Mitchell Award watch list, as announced by the organization Monday, Dec. 4. The Fred Mitchell Award is given each year to a place-kicker that excels on the field and demonstrates a passion for community service.
Junior Justice Shelton-Mosley and senior Tanner Lee have been selected to the All-New England football team, as announced by the Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter of the National Football Foundation Monday.
At the annual football awards banquet hosted by the Harvard Club of Boston, Tanner Lee was chosen as the winner of the Frederick Greeley Crocker Award as the most valuable player of the 2017 Harvard football team, as chosen by his teammates.
Led by first team selections, Justice Shelton-Mosley and Charlie Booker III, six Harvard football student-athletes earned selection to All-Ivy League teams, as announced by the conference office Tuesday, Nov. 21.
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.