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Capping the season for the Crimson was a nail biting win over Yale that pushed the team into sole possession of the Ancient Eight title.
Junior Paul Stanton carried an often injured Harvard offense this season, helping the team achieve an undefeated season and yet another Ivy League title.
Since taking over as head coach of the Harvard football team in 1994, Tim Murphy, shown leading his side against Princeton on Oct. 26, 2013, has recruited twice as many athletes from Texas than were taken during the previous 24-year span.
Harvard football coach Tim Murphy, shown during the Harvard-Yale game on Nov. 23, 2013, has spent 22 seasons at the helm for the Crimson.
Senior defensive end Zack Hodges, shown during the 2012 edition of the Harvard-Yale football game, recorded 26 sacks over the course of his career with the Crimson.
The Crimson performed an analysis of athletes on Harvard men’s basketball and football rosters from 1970-1971 to 2014-2015 using information listed on GoCrimson.com. The maps above show the distribution of hometowns for the athletes listed in the data set, with different ones for before and after coaches Tommy Amaker (men's basktball) and Tim Murphy (football) took the helm of their respective programs. The varsity athletes from the data set appear on the map only in the year they first were listed on their team's roster.
The growth in attention to the Harvard football and men's basketball programs is largely a byproduct of the work that the teams’ coaches—Tim Murphy and Tommy Amaker—have done rebuilding their respective programs into national powers.
Crimson defensive end Zack Hodges signed with the Indianapolis Colts after he did not hear his name called at the NFL Draft on Saturday.
Over a decade after battling homelessness on the streets of Charlotte, N.C., Harvard defensive end Zack Hodges ascended to the highest level of football this Saturday, negotiating a free agent contract with the Indianapolis Colts. Elsewhere in the NFL, the Baltimore Ravens signed Crimson offensive lineman Nick Easton on Saturday as well.
The project, which will bring hybrid turf technology to the Stadium began on April 6 and is set to conclude by June 8.
Harvard Stadium began a renovation project on April 6 that will install a hybrid turf technology as well as new goalposts. The project, which will also overhaul electrical work on the perimeter of the field, will be completed by June 8th.