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Tuesday morning, 45 days before the Harvard football team kicks off its season against Holy Cross, the Ivy League released its 2014 Preseason Media Poll and hosted a marathon teleconference with each coach in the conference and select media members. A lot came out of the conversation.
Coach Tim Murphy will look to win Harvard's 16th Ivy League football title during the 2014 season. The Crimson is projected to finish second in the league, as per the conference's preseason media poll.
On Thursday, the NFL announced that the former Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens center has been named Director of Football Development.
Junior defensive end Zachary Hodges continued to be a threat to opposing offenses from all over the Ivy League this season.
On Oct. 26, the undefeated Harvard and Princeton football teams faced off in Cambridge, with the winner earning the driver’s seat in the race for an Ivy League championship. The showdown featured nearly a thousand yards of offense, close to 100 total points scored, and lasted just under four hours.
In a season filled with triple-overtime games, nail-biting victories and defeats, and last-second field goals, what was perhaps the most crucial game for the Harvard football team was not even played by the Crimson
In a position of need, the Harvard football team turned to sophomore Paul Stanton, and the running back more than just stepped up.
Senior Cam Brate was one of four Crimson football players to sign with NFL teams this past weekend.
Harvard’s influence in the NFL expanded over the weekend as four graduating members of the Crimson signed as undrafted free agents with NFL teams.
While admitted students were exploring the campus for Visitas, this past weekend also served as a fall preview for the Harvard football team. On Saturday night, the Crimson took the field at Harvard Stadium in organized fashion for the first time since November to play its annual Spring Game.
Brandon M. Terry '05, a Prize Fellow in Economics, History, and Politics, moderated the discussion on Race and Justice in Sports
The full panel on Race and Justice included from left to right: Richard K. Sherman, Seattle Seahawks cornerback, Arian I. Foster, Houston Texas running back, Larry D. Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals Receiver, and Domonique Foxworth, former NFL Players Association president and current Harvard MBA candidate.
Richard K. Sherman, left, Arian I. Foster, center, and Larry D. Fitzgerald, right, discuss their experiences during their collegiate years as student athletes and the difficulties they faced balancing academics and football.