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Cade Palmer

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Football Runs Flat Into Bulldogs for Second Straight Year

The Crimson put the ball grass—more of mud by this point—twice during the game. The Bulldogs picked it up both times.

Prime the Pump

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.

Crimson Fly

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.

Fighting Quakers

Penn Serves as Kryptonite for Football

Since 1992, Harvard has outmatched every single Ivy League opponent in series records save one—Penn. The Quakers have won 17 of the last 26.

Executing the Draw

Football Prepares for Penn in Must-Win Home Finale

Harvard finds itself in a spot few thought that it would be after the first few games of the season: vying for the division's top spot.


Football Controls Destiny after 21-14 Win over Columbia

After throwing four interceptions in the first 20 minutes, the Crimson roared back for 21 points and survived a late drive. The win vaults Harvard back into the championship race.

Hunter Hunted

Fourth-Quarter Heroics Propel Football to Victory

Two touchdowns in the final 15 minutes gave the Crimson another win in the coaching rivalry between Tim Murphy and Buddy Teevens.

Bracing for Impact

Football Welcomes Dartmouth, Seeks Help from Yale

In order for the Crimson to have a shot at the top spot in the Ivy League, the team needs three things: a perfect record from here on out and losses by Columbia (two) and Princeton (one).

No-Fly Zone

The Unforeseen Rise of the Vulnerable Front Runner

​In three Ivy League matches, this Columbia football team has achieved something no other Lions squad in the last five years could do in an entire season—it’s won three games. Sitting at 3-0, the team can outdo its win total from each of the last 20 seasons with one more victory and has a viable shot at the Ancient Eight title.

Judd Pressure

Football Looks to Keep Title Hopes Alive Against Princeton

Sporting dual 1-1 conference records, Harvard and Princeton will play out their division rivalry under the lights of Harvard Stadium, marking only the 15th night game ever hosted by the Crimson. Under the lights, Harvard is 14-0.

From Junior to Junior

Football Rumbles Past Lafayette in 700th Game at Harvard Stadium

The Crimson racked up 296 rushing yards while limiting the Leopards to 12. Junior wide receivers Justice Shelton-Mosley and Adam Scott sparked the team with long kick returns for touchdowns.


Notebook: Football Drops Sloppy Contest to Cornell

Cornell sits deep in upstate New York. For miles there is nothing but trees and hills until there is suddenly a tall concrete parking garage. Atop that garage sits the the Big Red’s windy football field.


Football Defense Primed for Ivy League Dominance

The Crimson has fielded a starting 11 that have been all but perfect in the last two contests, allowing a combined four points in the first three quarters of each of those games. If this defensive ferocity is sustainable, the Crimson’s fifth Ivy crown in six seasons is well within reach.


Football Prepares to Face Georgetown on the Road

I used to be an idealistic young man. I used to think that Harvard students would come to football games if you made them more fun. That deep within every student was the same innate desire to see players batter each other for glory. That getting A’s in college was easy. That Santa Claus was real. That Yale was a good school.

Smooth Lee

Powered by Faith, Leverett Blocking Group Leads Football

Calling themselves "the Southern Gents," eight Crimson players block together off the field and propel the defense on it.