Former Harvard football standout Kyle Juszczyk ’13 has helped the San Francisco 49ers earn a spot in Super Bowl LIV against the Kansas City Chiefs. The teams will compete for the Vince Lombardi Trophy on Feb. 2, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
As the NFL has turned from the regular season to the playoffs, five Harvard football alumni have influenced the results. One Harvard alumnus will compete in three of the four divisional round playoff games.
Harvard football seniors Liam Shanahan and Brogan McPartland were named to the 2019 Division I FCS All-Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Second Team. Shanahan was one of six offensive linemen recognized, while McPartland was one of three on the defensive line.
Harvard football freshman running back Aidan Borguet and sophomore safety James Herring have earned All-America recognition from HERO Sports. Borguet landed on the Freshman Honorable Mention All-America squad, while Herring was voted to the Sophomore All-America First Team for his special teams work.
As the NFL season reaches its final stages, eight Harvard alumni are competing on the game's biggest stage, most in the Ivy League. Six of the eight former Harvard student-athletes are in playoff contention.
Harvard senior defensive lineman Brogan McPartland has been named to the 2019 Academic All-America Division I Football Second Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The Harvard football trio of Liam Shanahan, Brogan McPartland and Jon Sot landed on the 2019 New England Football Writers Division I All-New England Team. The Crimson was tied for the second-most selections in the region.
Harvard football senior kicker Jake McIntyre has won the 74th annual Nils V. “Swede” Nelson Award from the Gridiron Club of Greater Boston. The award recognizes exceptional achievement in sportsmanship, academics and athletics.
At the annual football awards banquet hosted by the Harvard Club of Boston, Brogan McPartland was chosen as the winner of the Frederick Greeley Crocker Award as the most valuable player of the 2019 Harvard football team, as chosen by his teammates.
Harvard football first-year Aidan Borguet has been named the STATS FCS National Freshman Player of the Week. The award is the first of the running back’s career and the first for the Crimson this season.
In the 136th playing of The Game, Aidan Borguet ran the ball 11 times for 269 yards and four touchdowns, but the Harvard football team fell to Yale in double overtime, 50-43, in the 136th playing of The Game.
Harvard. Yale. The 136th playing of The Game at the Yale Bowl Saturday at 12 p.m. The Game will be shown live on ESPNU and will be carried over the radio on Bloomberg WRCA (1330 AM/106.1 FM) and WHRB (95.3 FM) in Boston.
Senior defensive back Wesley Ogsbury, who was granted a fifth year of eligibility to be with the Crimson for 2019, was awarded the honor of being the 146th team captain in Harvard history. The economics concentrator from Denver, Colorado understands how big of an accomplishment that is for a Crimson football player.
The Harvard football team (4-5, 2-4 Ivy) honored its senior class before falling 24-20 to Penn (5-4, 3-3 Ivy) at Harvard Stadium Saturday afternoon. Twenty Crimson seniors were honored with their families before the game on a sunny afternoon in Cambridge.
Harvard football landed an Ivy League- and District I-best six players on the 2019 Academic All-District Football Team, selected by CoSIDA, which recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom.
Harvard football returns home to host Penn on Senior Day, Saturday, Nov. 16, at 12 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on NESN and ESPN+, and carried over the radio on Bloomberg WRCA (1330 AM/106.1 FM) and WHRB (95.3 FM) in Boston. The Crimson fell to 4-4 overall and 2-3 in the Ivy League after dropping an overtime contest at Columbia, 17-10, last week. Penn topped Cornell, 21-20, after the Big Red failed on a two-point conversion in the final minute.
Harvard football heads back on the road to face Columbia in New York on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 1 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on SNY and ESPN+ and carried over the radio on Bloomberg WRCA (1330 AM/106.1 FM) and WHRB (95.3 FM) in Boston. The Crimson fell to 4-3 overall and 2-2 in the Ivy League after Dartmouth connected on a last-second Hail Mary pass to win, 9-6, last week, while the Lions are coming off a 45-10 defeat at the hands of Yale.