Football

Line Dancing
Football

Line Dancing

Junior wideout Adam Scott sprints past the Lafayette sideline during his 90 yard touchdown kickoff return.

Pocket Presence
Football

Pocket Presence

Yale sophomore quarterback Kurt Rawlings surveys the field last year at Harvard Stadium. Yale won its first game against Harvard in ten years in 2016 when Rawlings started as a freshman. Now the team looks to defend its home turf on Saturday and win its first Ivy title since 2006.

Prime the Pump
Football

Prime the Pump

Harvard senior defensive back Tim Haehl gestures to the crowd at Harvard Stadium last year during The Game. Haehl and the rest of Crimson football will look to give traveling Harvard students lots to cheer about this Saturday at the Yale Bowl in New Haven as they try to rebound from last year’s loss.

Prime the Pump
Football

Harvard Columnist: Yale Wins Come Just Once in a Decade

The Bulldogs have at least two storied traditions. One is losing to Harvard football. The other is staying off the crime-ridden New Haven streets.

Pocket Presence
Football

Yale Columnist: Great Meaning Lies in The Game

But on Saturday, we all have no excuses: Thanksgiving break begins the day before the game. With nothing to do, and (hopefully) no assignments hanging over our heads, all of campus will take to the tailgates. In this sense, the freedom we all have to go to the game is quite unusual.

Walking to the Game
Student Life

Some Harvard Students Will Skip The Game, Stay in Cambridge

Some students—pointing to Harvard’s 14-21 loss to Yale at last year’s game—said they are not sufficiently interested in football to make the trip to Yale.

Just Justice
Football

Just Justice

As junior wide receiver Henry Taylor levels a block, classmate and wide receiver Justice Shelton-Mosley scoots past the Lafayette punter en route to a touchdown.

Nowhere to Turn
Football

Nowhere to Turn

A swarm of Harvard defenders converges on a Penn ball carrier during last Saturday's action.

Nowhere to Turn
Football

True Believers Mourn the Impending End of Watson Era

Besides sending off Penn legend Justin Watson, Ivy League fans can look forward to three games with title implications, including Harvard-Yale.

Crimson Fly
Football

Texas Players are Used to Bright Lights

With 14 members of the football team hailing from the state of Texas, big games, warm weather, and grit characterize their transition into the Harvard football program.

Air Tackle
Football

Underdog Football Seeks to Upset Yale

This year, the tables have turned. After years of dominance, Harvard—which has experienced great triumphs and trials in 2017—will enter The Game in an unfamiliar position: as the underdog.

Rush and Stuff
Football

Defensive Coordinator Larkee Brings Family Approach to Football

At home, Larkee looks after six children. On the field, the former linebacker ministers to 50-plus defensive players. He has served as defensive coordinator for nine years.

Shoot and Boot
Football

Football Relies on Kickers in Tight Spots

Football kickers can be an enigmatic group, often coming from a soccer background and practicing at the periphery. However, despite their behind-the-scenes role, Harvard's kickers are crucial to both the team’s success and its camaraderie year after year.

Rivers of Reflection
Football

Football Players Work to 'Conquer Adversity'

"The more we have in life, the less opportunity we necessarily get to build up that resilience," head coach Tim Murphy said. "When you don't have a lot, you have to find a way."

Just Justice

The Game 2017: Underdog Football Visits Yale

This year, the Crimson travels to New Haven to play an unfamiliar role: spoiler. While the Bulldogs have already clinched a share of the Ivy League title, Harvard aims to prevent Yale from earning an outright crown.