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While the biggest football game most of us at Harvard look forward to every year is Harvard-Yale, Kyle P. Juszczyk ’14 has his hopes on playing in the Super Bowl.
On Tuesday, Harvard football coach Tim Murphy announced that former Crimson football staff member Mike Donovan will be returning as the team’s assistant defensive line coach for the upcoming season.
A ten-year Harvard Medical School initiative aimed at researching the health problems associated with playing football will be funded solely by the National Football League Players Association, not the National Football League, a spokesperson for the NFLPA confirmed Thursday.
Harvard coach Tim Murphy is recovering at home and is in good condition after undergoing a medical procedure earlier this month.
Harvard University Dining Services prepared a special Superbowl meal, which included nachos and boneless chicken wings, for dinner Sunday night.
Whether die-hard fans or not, many students decided to at least tune in to watch the Seattle Seahawks trounce the Denver Broncos on Sunday night, 43-8, as viewing parties around campus energized students for Super Bowl XLVIII.
Once somebody sent me a chain email that talked about the differences between football season in the North and in the South. It said that in the North women pack for a game by slipping a chapstick in their back pocket and a $20 bill in their front pocket. Down South, women attending the game need to sport a Louis Vuitton duffle with two lipsticks, powder, mascara (waterproof), concealer, and a fifth of bourbon. Wallet not necessary in the South, the article said—that’s what dates are for.
Though he won’t be playing in any frostbite-inducing playoff games anytime soon, Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick ‘05 can feel at least a little more confident about his job prospects.
At the end-of-season football banquet on November 25, junior defensive back Norman Hayes was named the 141st captain of the Harvard football team for the 2014 season.
The Game may have been the seniors’ final collegiate matchup, but it was a sophomore who stole the show at the Yale Bowl.
Nothing else seems to indicate that Harvard’s run at the top of the Ivy League—and its taming of its biggest rivals—will end anytime soon.