Football


The Call that Changed a Season: Football v. Princeton, Heartbreak of the Year

Harvard appeared to have won the Oct. 23, 2021 matchup against Princeton, but a delayed timeout call by the referees negated what would've been a game-winning conversion to junior wide receiver Kym Wimberly. The Tigers went on to win the contest, 18-16, in five overtimes, and edged the Crimson out by a game for the Ivy League title.


A Fade Not Forgotten: Football v. Yale, Game of the Year

The 137th installment of The Game featured three lead changes, junior kicker Jonah Lipel breaking the Ivy League single season field goal record, a blocked punt returned for a touchdown, and a 66-yard, 59-second drive by the Crimson to secure a wild victory. It was junior wide receiver Kym Wimberly who came down with the winning score, a 12-yard fade from junior quarterback Luke Emge.


Football to Face St. Thomas in Home-and-Home Series in 2023 and 2029

Starting in 2023, Harvard football will add a new opponent to its ledger; the team announced via its Instagram account on April 12 that it will play a home-and-home series against the University of St. Thomas, beginning with a clash at Harvard Stadium on Sept. 16, 2023, and ending at O’Shaughnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn., on Sept. 15, 2029.


Minny Man

Junior linebacker Matt Cavanagh (34) runs onto the field with the Crimson before the Nov. 20, 2021 clash against Yale, which Harvard won, 34-31. Cavanagh, the Edina, Minn., native, was the only Minnesotan on Harvard's 2021 roster.


Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Donates $24 Million to Harvard Business School

The Kraft family, which owns the New England Patriots, donated $24 million to Harvard Business School earlier this month to establish the Robert K. Kraft Family Fellowship Fund, which will be the largest endowed fellowship fund at the school.


Riding the Bandwagon: Watching the Superbowl Like an Actual Sports Fan

This year I decided to buy into the mindset and watch the Super Bowl LVI as if I knew what was going on. Don’t worry, I do in fact know how football works (I’m not that much of a NARP), but I didn’t fully comprehend all of the planning and hype that goes into watching experiencing the Super Bowl in particular. Here’s what went into the night:


Hero of Harvard-Yale: Inside Kym Wimberly's Decision to Run it Back

After permanently etching his name into the history books for his game-winning catch in Harvard's 34-31 victory in the 137th Edition of The Game, where did Kym Wimberly go? Right back to Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Kym-Possible to Bring Down

Junior wide receiver Kym Wimberly evades defenders in a 49-21 victory over Columbia on Nov. 6, 2021. He torched the Lions for 7 catches, 111 yards, and a touchdown.


Wimberly's Winner

Junior wide receiver Kym Wimberly produces a 42-yard catch and run that would set up his game-winning touchdown against Yale on Nov. 20, 2021. Wimberly will return to Harvard for his senior season.


Game Over

Junior receiver Kym Wimberly hauls in the game-winning touchdown catch and establishes possession in bounds.


‘There’s Nothing Like It’: Harvard Football Travels to Face Yale in the 137th Playing of The Game

As the old adage goes, “Eventually, all great things must come to an end.” Harvard (7-2, 4-2) concludes its season against Yale (5-4, 4-2) in New Haven, Conn., in the 137th installment of The Game, which will mark the final chapter in what has been a successful season for the Crimson.


From the Yale Daily News: Veritas Needs Lux

I understand how great it must feel to be listed ahead of Yale alphabetically; I can barely contain my excitement with our dominance over York College of Pennsylvania. I know this little win is what lets you sleep at night, but you just have to know that there are other ways of measuring which school is better.


Wrapping Up

The Crimson and Bulldogs will both wrap up their 2021 campaigns on Saturday, with both teams having an outside chance at an Ivy League title.


Rivalry Week

Harvard and Yale will meet for the 137th time on Saturday afternoon.


Students Celebrate Upcoming Harvard-Yale Game at CEB Spirit Week

In anticipation of the 137th Harvard-Yale football game this upcoming Saturday, the College Events Board hosted a week of spirit events featuring plate smashing, Yale-bashing stand-up comedy, and musical performances.


Quaking in Their Boots: Harvard Celebrates Senior Day With 23-7 Victory Over Penn

The score line belied how competitive the game was, as the Quakers earned more first downs, had more passing yards, and possessed the ball for nearly as long as Harvard. The Crimson defense stepped up in clutch situations, winning the turnover battle 4-0 to help earn the win.


All Together Now

The Crimson fended off Penn in a defensive battle this Saturday, 23-7. For Harvard seniors playing for the last time in Harvard Stadium, the victory was a successful final chapter.


Home Run Hitter

Junior running back Aaron Shampklin led the Harvard offense in Saturday's victory over Penn. He raced for 116 yards and two scores, including a 16-yard dash on the last carry at Harvard Stadium of his career.


‘Go 1-0 This Week’: Harvard Football, Needing Two Victories and Some Help for a Conference Title, Grounds Itself in the Present

When Harvard (6-2, 2-2 Ivy) welcomes Penn (3-5, 1-4 Ivy) to Harvard Stadium on Saturday afternoon, it will mark a celebration and an ending. The matchup is the Crimson’s last home game of the season, for next week the team will travel away from its friendly confines, where it has gone 456-227-34 (.660) all time. On Saturday, Harvard will celebrate the 18 seniors on its roster as the squad plays on Soldiers Field for the last time.


Students Navigate Transportation, Housing Logistics for Harvard-Yale

One week away from the Harvard-Yale Game, College students said they are juggling a whirlwind of logistics — transportation, housing, and tickets — to adapt to coronavirus-related restrictions surrounding the Game.


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