Football Travels to Brown for Friday Night Contest on ESPNU

The Crimson looks to begin the year 2-0 (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard football will begin Ivy League play when the Crimson travels to Providence, Rhode Island to take on Brown Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. The game will be shown live on ESPNU and ESPN+ and will be carried over the radio on Bloomberg WRCA (1330 AM/106.1 FM). 

The Crimson is off to a 1-0 start in its 145th season, while the Bears are 0-1. 

How to Follow
Broadcast: ESPNU, ESPN+
Live Stats: at Brown
Twitter: @HarvardFootball
Game Notes: Harvard at Brown

What to Know

- In last week's 36-14 season-opening win over San Diego, running back Aaron Shampklin, the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week, rushed for four touchdowns (64, 23, 22 and 13 yards) and finished with a career-high 178 yards on 15 carries (11.9 avg.).

- Since Tim Murphy began patrolling the Harvard sideline in 1994, the Crimson is 42-14 (.750) in games played in the month of September. Harvard boasts a 33-7 (.825) mark in the month since 2001.

- This week's game marks the 118th time that Harvard and Brown have met on the gridiron. The Crimson controls the all-time series, 85-30-2, and has won seven-straight contests against their rivals from Providence, Rhode Island.

- Harvard has scored points in an Ivy League and school-record 199-consecutive games.  The Crimson has not been shut out since a 24-0 loss to Columbia in the 1998 season opener.

- Justice Shelton-Mosley currently sits fifth in program history with 131 career receptions, and fifth with 1,749 yards receiving yards.