First-year RuQuan Brown showcases his Love1 clothing line as part of his high school graduation festivities. Proceeds from the clothing line help cover the funeral costs for victims of gun violence.

Podcast: The River Rundown Ep. 5 with Tennessee Titans TE Anthony Firkser '17

In Episode 5 of The River Rundown, we talk with Tennessee Titans tight end Anthony Firkser '17 about his career in Cambridge, his difficult journey to make an NFL roster, and his success with the Titans so far these last three years. We touch on Firk's memorable individual performance against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the playoffs, and the Harvard football fraternity in the NFL.

Around the Ivies: One Last Time

Maybe it’s just the graduation goggles, but I realized that I don’t need football to do one of my favorite things as a Crimson reporter: write my Around the Ivies column. Although it may be harder to berate the Brown football program — don’t worry, I still will — the Ancient Eight is still alive even without sports. So without further ado, let’s take one last trip Around the Ivies.

Born in the Darkness

Yale celebrated an instant classic over Harvard under the cover of darkness, the lack of light perhaps signaling the lost season to come.

The Path Less Taken: Tyler Ott ‘14’s Road to First NFL Pro Bowl Selection

This NFL season marks the first time that two Harvard football alumni have been selected to the Pro Bowl (the NFL’s all-star contest) in the same year. Harvard tight end and pro fullback Kyle Juszczyk ‘13 of the San Francisco 49ers and Ott of the Seattle Seahawks—former teammates—earned selections to “play” virtually in the Pro Bowl this Sunday, January 31.

Not Just TDs (FGs Too)

Tyler Ott ’14, wearing number 82, blocks the Princeton defensive line with the rest of the Crimson kicking unit after delivering the snap to kicker Andrew Flesher ’15 in a 2013 contest at Harvard Stadium.

3 TDs in 3 OTs

Tight end and long snapper Tyler Ott ’14 heads for the end zone on Harvard’s home turf against Princeton. Despite eventually falling to the Tigers 51-48 in this triple-overtime thriller on October 26, 2013—the Crimson’s only loss of Ott’s senior season—Ott finished the game with three touchdowns, tying the program record for single-game touchdown receptions.

Brate '14 Set to Appear in Super Bowl LV, Marking Back-to-Back Years with Harvard Alum in Game

Cameron Brate, tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is set to become just the sixth Crimson alum to play in the Super Bowl. Harvard has now been represented on the biggest stage two consecutive years, thanks to its increasing talent, especially at the tight end position.

The Biggest Stage

Cameron Brate '14 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will become just the sixth Harvard player in history to appear in the Super Bowl.

Contact Sport to Combat Sport

First-year Brock Locnikar poses in Harvard Stadium, but he hopes to take the field as a player soon. Until then, he will be taking on a different kind of contact sport: mixed martial arts.

Harvard Running Back Devin Darrington Announces Transfer to Virginia

Senior running back Devin Darrington, Harvard’s leading rusher from last season, announced his transfer to the University of Virginia. The Maryland native will graduate from Harvard in the spring and be eligible to play as a graduate transfer for Virginia immediately in the fall of 2021.

An Early Farewell

Senior running back Devin Darrington, pictured above in his final game in a Harvard uniform, announced his transfer to the University of Virginia.

Harvard Running Back Devin Darrington Enters Transfer Portal

Senior Crimson running back Devin Darrington has officially entered the transfer portal in the face of the Ivy League’s cancelled fall sports season. The standout rusher led the team’s powerful rushing attack last season with 102 carries for 734 yards, adding seven touchdowns as well.

Last Dance?

Senior running back Devin Darrington carries the ball against Yale in what may prove to be his final game in a Harvard uniform.

Catch Him if You Can: Aidan Borguet vs. Yale, Individual Performance of the Year

The game proceeded into near-darkness as a result of the delay and the 105-year-old Yale Bowl’s deficiency in the area of lighting fixtures. The Bulldogs overcame a 17-point deficit and completed the comeback with a victory in the second overtime. And, Harvard’s unassuming first-year running back Aidan Borguet set the rushing record and tied the scoring record for the historic rivalry.

Lights Out

Yale pulled out its heart-wrenching comeback amidst the cover of darkness thanks to the Yale Bowl's lack of lights.


Borguet speeds past defenders into the Yale endzone, one of four times he would do so in his dominating performance.

Football's Shanahan to Play for Defending National Champs LSU as Graduate Transfer

Harvard senior Liam Shanahan will be joining the defending-champion Tigers next season as a graduate transfer. The Marlborough, Mass., native will use his final year of eligibility in Baton Rouge whenever the college football season begins.

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