It is this very nature as a competitor that has led Murphy to where he is now: one victory shy of the record for most wins ever by an Ivy League football coach.
You’ll be hard pressed to find any Harvard fans belting out lines about Old Eli and Harvard holding sway at The Game this weekend – but shout “We be in Adams!” in the vicinity of any Crimson-clad student and it’s a near-guarantee that you’ll be met with a resounding “that’s where all the action happens!”
Munching on donuts and facing off on arcade machines, students partook in daily Harvard-Yale Spirit Week events this week in anticipation of the 136th Harvard-Yale Football Game Friday.
Linebackers Derek "Cameron" Kline '20 and Joseph L. Goodman '20 celebrate a stop during last year's Harvard win in the 135th playing of The Game against Yale. Kline, Goodman, and the rest of the Crimson defense will be tested by Yale's effective passing game in this Saturday's playing of The Game in New Haven.