The battle between the Quakers and the Bulldogs pits two of the league's stars against each other—Columbia coach Al Bagnoli and Penn wide receiver Justin Watson.
In 2017, the Ancient Eight is a barroom brawl, as seven teams have legitimate title aspirations.
The Big Red has dropped nine of its last 10 games, including three blowouts to start the 2017 season. Saturday’s matchup with Harvard offers a chance to reverse course.
Ben Abercrombie, the freshman defensive back who sustained a major cervical injury in a football game at Rhode Island, has regained partial feeling on his arms and legs.
Junior wide receiver Justice Shelton-Mosley opened the scoring with the longest punt return in Harvard history. The Crimson led the rest of the way, shutting out the Hoyas offense.
Wide receiver Adam Scott and defensive back Wes Ogsbury have created a YouTube channel called "Harvard Hits" that features dance videos from all over campus.
In the last year, Crimson seniors have endured brutal losses and a tragic injury to a teammate. They're back for redemption in 2017.
A week after a major spinal injury to freshman Ben Abercrombie, fellow Alabaman and defensive back Tanner Lee played perhaps the game of his career.
The Bears may seem like a trendy upset pick. I say otherwise. Harvard knows how to deal with gnats.
Defensive back Ben Abercrombie suffered the injury on Saturday in a game at Rhode Island.
On Saturday, though, history toppled to the ground like a tower of cards. Harvard simply looked lost.
Harvard has never lost to Rhode Island, and on Saturday, the team expects to cruise past the Rams. However, a new offensive line and the demons of the past may haunt the Crimson.
Two weeks before the start of the season, a single question looms for Harvard football: Can the team shake off the dust from last season—which ended with a disastrous two-game losing streak—and claim a fourth Ivy League title in five years?
Seeking a championship four-peat, Harvard football fell short against Yale, ending a nine-game win streak in The Game and an era of Ivy dominance.
“The big thing is that we have experience this year,” captain Luke Hutton said. “When you have guys that have played 10 games that are coming back, it’s huge for how well you’re going to play.”