With the University administration asking for student thoughts on the General Education program and fans wondering about the state of the Ivy League, I figured I would help both at the same time.
If football means referees and crowds and television and storylines too, then that moment with just over four minutes remaining might have been the biggest of the night.
Sophomore Anthony Firkser with a deep catch down the seam.
Anthony Firkser's big catch came as a product of misdirection
A fake screen play will open up room for Firkser later in the play.
Scott Peters gets beat over the top
Peter Pujals completes another deep flat out
The Harvard defense works in tandem to hold Holy Cross to a short gain
Twice Holy Cross was able to beat Harvard's Cover 3 with deep flat routes.
Here is the Cover 3 scheme Harvard employed against Holy Corss
Deception on offense and flexibility on defense pushed Harvard football by the Crusaders, 41-18, last Friday. See all the details in this week's film review.
Barring a power outage or a bear attack, the Crimson should cruise in the Ivy League opener against a struggling Brown squad.
They say first impressions are all-important. They are wrong.
The Harvard football team starts its season tonight without its top two running backs, junior Paul Stanton and freshman Semar Smith.