Buddy’s Buddy: The Lifelong Friendship of Two Football Legends

Buddy Teevens, former head coach of Dartmouth College football and life-long friend of Harvard football head coach Tim Murphy, passed away last week following a tragic biking accident he suffered in March. In this feature, Murphy recounts bittersweet memories with his friend and the ways his legacy will continue on in Ivy League football.

Remember When

Tim Murphy (back) and then-head coach Buddy Teevens (front) walk alongside the University of Maine football team in 1985. At 28 years old, Teevens was made the youngest head coach in the history of Division I football while at the New England university.

Go Big Green

The 1978 Dartmouth football team sits for a team photo. As quarterback for the Big Green, Teevens was named captain and Ivy League Player of the Year, leading his team to the Ivy League title.

In Back-and-Forth Affair, No. 25 Harvard Football Opens Ivy League Play With 34-31 Win Over Brown

This past Friday, the No. 25 Harvard football team (2-0, 1-0 Ivy League) opened Ivy League play with a rivalry game against the Brown Bears (1-1) (0-1 Ivy League). The game ended in a victory for the Crimson, as it continued its 12-game winning streak against the Bears by a score of 34-31.

Here We Go

The Crimson defensive line prepares to push the Brown Bears back during Friday night's Ivy League season opener in Harvard Stadium. Harvard defeated its Ivy foe 34-31.

I've Got a Charley Horse

Junior quarterback Charles DePrima hustles with the ball at Harvard's 2023 Ivy opener against Brown on Friday night. DePrima had a career-high in rush yards, running for 113 yards and three touchdowns.

Harvard Football to Host Brown for 2023 Ivy Season Opener

Harvard football opened its season with a bang this past Saturday, defeating the St. Thomas Tommies 45-13 at home. The game earned Harvard a spot in the FCS Top 25 rankings, claiming the 25th spot. This week, the Crimson prepare to face off Brown at Harvard Stadium on Friday night.

Charlie Brown

Junior quarterback Charles Deprima searches for an open player at Harvard's game against St. Thomas last Saturday. Deprima is now the first Harvard quarterback to with an 100-yard rushing game since 2012.

Get Ready

The Harvard football offensive players settle up against St. Thomas' defensive linemen at the Crimson's season opener last Saturday in Harvard Stadium. The Crimson took down the Tommies 45-13.

No. 25 Harvard Football Wins Season Opener 45-13 Over St. Thomas

The Harvard football team (1-0) kicked off their 2023 season on Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium against the (1-2) St. Thomas Tommies. The game marked the official start of the Crimson’s 150th season, and Harvard came to play, starting off strong and scoring on its first three possessions. The Crimson finished with seven touchdowns in the 45-13 victory, Harvard’s 12th win in its season opener.

Commencing Its 150th Season, Harvard Football to Face St. Thomas

To kickoff its 150th season, the Harvard football team will face the St. Thomas Tommies (1-1) at Harvard Stadium this Saturday. The Crimson have had previous luck with its season openers, remaining undefeated the previous 11 seasons against opponents at home. Harvard heads into the 2023 season ranked fourth in the preseason poll by the Ivy League. Yale collected the number one spot, with Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) ranked third and fourth, respectively.

Whats the Game Plan?

The Harvard football team huddles up during its 2022 game against Yale.


Harvard football offense lines up for a play in the 138th rendition of "The Game" at Harvard Stadium on Nov. 19, 2022. This year, the Crimson will face the Bulldogs for the annual Harvard-Yale game in New Haven, Conn. on Nov. 18, 2023.

NFL Dreams Remain in Sight for Harvard Football's Truman Jones and Aidan Borguet

After four years of being called to step up for Harvard football on Saturdays, Truman Jones ’22 and senior Aidan Borguet were hoping to hear their names called in a different way last month so that they might play football on Sundays instead.


Senior running back Aidan Borguet darts through the Columbia Lions on Nov. 5, 2022.

Holding the Line

Jones tackles a Yale player at the 2022 annual Harvard-Yale game. The defensive lineman was a unanimous First-Team All-Ivy select and was ranked fourth nationally for blocked kicks in 2022.

‘C6 H0’: The History and Legacy of Harvard Football’s Stunning 1921 Loss to Centre College

Inscribed today on a wall in the campus of Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, is a short combination of white letters and numbers: “C6 H0.” Centre’s students first carved this message into the brick on October 29, 1921, to celebrate the score, six to zero, of their football team’s improbable victory over Harvard University, then among the most dominant programs in American college football.

Kentucky Leaders

Over one hundred years ago, historic powerhouse and reigning national champion Harvard football lost to Centre College by the narrow margin of six to zero. Centre, which traveled to play the Crimson from Danville, Ky., was led by these four players, particularly quarterback Bo McMillin.

Harvard Football's Truman Jones Gears Up for NFL Draft

As the National Football League (NFL) prepares to welcome 260 new rookies to the uppermost echelon of professional football between April 27 and 29, one of Harvard’s best draft prospects in years is chasing a dream achieved by precious few.

Indiana Jones

Senior captain and defensive lineman Truman Jones competes at the 2022 Harvard-Yale game at Harvard Stadium, in which the Crimson lost to the Bulldogs 19-14. Jones is set to be a potential late-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft.

The Truman Show

Jones tackles a Yale player at the 2022 annual Harvard-Yale game. The defensive lineman was a unanimous First-Team All-Ivy select and was ranked fourth nationally for blocked kicks in 2022.

Ahead of 5th Annual Fundraiser at El Jefe’s, Ben Abercrombie Continues ‘Inspirational’ Recovery

The routine tackle left Ben Abercrombie ’21-’23 paralyzed from the neck down. But five years later, Abercrombie is slowly but surely making progress, with a wide coalition of allies by his side. That coalition includes his parents Marty and Sherri, who live with him in his Winthrop House suite, his teammates, as well as an unlikely source — El Jefe’s Taqueria.

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