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David Steinbach

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Just a Little Too Fast

Football Clinches Third Straight Ivy Title With 38-19 Win Over Yale

Behind a stifling defense that shut out Yale for 42 straight minutes after an opening Bulldogs touchdown, the Crimson (9-1, 6-1 Ivy) cruised to a 38-19 victory over Yale (6-4, 3-4) in the 132nd edition of The Game.

Lining Lindsey Up

Harvard Linebackers Step Up to Carry Crimson Defense

The starting linebacker unit has performed at an elite level through nine games this year and is a critical reason why Harvard is in position to clinch its third consecutive Ivy League title on Saturday against Yale.

Off to the Races

The Game Preview: Football Seeks Third Straight Ivy Title As Yale Looks To Play Spoiler

The Crimson can ill afford to dwell excessively on last weekend's loss to Penn. For this Saturday represents the annual rendition of the biggest spectacle on the team’s schedule: The Game.


AROUND THE IVIES: Football Aiming For History

The truth is, though, Harvard football is on the verge of something special. Maybe not documentary-level special, but impressive indeed.

Feeling 22

NOTEBOOK: New-Look Columbia Not Enough to Top Hosch's Receiving Duo

On a day when the ground game never got going, the Harvard football team resorted to the air. In particular, senior quarterback Scott Hosch turned to his reliable duo of threats—one on his way out and the other just starting to make a name for himself.

Surging Stanton

Football Travels to Columbia Looking To Continue Dominance Over Lions

Three more tilts stand between the Crimson and an Ancient Eight title. Three more contests for a chance at a second consecutive undefeated season. The final stretch starts with Columbia

Goal Line Stand

NOTEBOOK: In Dramatic Fashion, Football Pulls Out Improbable Win Over Dartmouth

With a matter of minutes left to play Friday night against Dartmouth, a touchdown would save Harvard’s season. Anything less, in all likelihood, would doom the Crimson to a second-place finish in the Ivy League.


Football Pummels Princeton, 42-7, Preserving Perfect Record

The Crimson finished with 647 yards of total offense, scored at least 40 points for the sixth time in a row, and notched the program’s 20th consecutive victory.

Return of the Crimson

Around the Ivies: Awaiting a Plot Twist in an Otherwise Straightforward Sequel

Harvard Football: Return of the Crimson.

Clobbering Crimson

Five Games In, Football Still Waits for True Test

The Crimson has taken the field five times in 2015. All five games have been Harvard routs, with an average margin of victory of 36 points. Halfway through its season, the undefeated Crimson hasn’t faced an opponent that can compete with the team for one quarter—let alone an entire game.

Cornell v. Harvard

Football Thrashes Cornell, 40-3, for 18th Straight Win

Forcing four turnovers, the Crimson rode a dominant defensive performance to a 40-3 victory over Cornell on Saturday.

Stanton Stampede

Three Games Down, Football Turns to Tougher Tests

The Crimson football schedule is typically backloaded, meaning that the team has yet to face its toughest opponents. Those showdowns—Princeton, Dartmouth, Penn, Yale—will come later like a string of punches that must be absorbed, with little time to catch your breath.

One Down, Six To Go

NOTEBOOK: Fourth Down and 51 Yards To Go

Over the past several years, Brown has typically given the Crimson competitive games. Saturday’s matchup bore little resemblance to such contests.


Defense Provides Leadership, Stability for Football Squad

As Harvard football enters 2015, it will rely on its defense once more as the program seeks its fourth Ancient Eight title in five years.


IVY PREVIEW: Rivals Close Behind the Returning Ancient Eight Champions

When opponents look across the ball and see Crimson helmets staring back, a new level of intensity emerges. It is no understatement to say that, for nearly every team in the Ivy League, Harvard is the game circled in red on the schedule.

Special Teams

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard


A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes