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Harvard Football Coverage

players from two opposing teams line up at line of scrimmage.

Hard chargers: All-Ivy first team linebacker Jordan Hill (55), the Crimson’s 147th captain, and defensive tackle Jacob Sykes (99) are mainstays on a defensive front seven that is rugged and deep.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Footballers shake off the rust from a long hiatus

September-October 2021

Andrew Fischer in runs up field with ball

Crimson receiver and returner Andrew Fischer breaks loose for a 58-yard run in the second quarter—one of several huge plays on the day. 

Photograph by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

A sensational performance leads Harvard over Yale.


Carroll Lowenstein standing at the base of staircase

Carroll Lowenstein
Photograph courtesy of Peter Mee 

A performance for the ages—in just nine throws


A ball flies through the air off the foot of Vic Kennard.

A kick off the left foot of Vic Kennard ends a six-year drought versus the Bulldogs. 

An "indelible feat of foot" leads Harvard over Yale. 


Ric Zimmerman leans forward with football in hand

Ric Zimmerman
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications; background by iStock

A late drive leads to a legendary ’66 win over Dartmouth.


Harvard's Colton Chapple throws a football to an out-of-frame receiver.

In 2012, Colton Chapple ’13 threw five touchdowns in Harvard's 39-34 loss to Princeton. Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

An all-time performance in an all-time loss


Charles Brickley pictures alone in an old-fashioned football uniform

Charles Brickley

Photo collage by Harvard Magazine/JC. Photograph in the public domain. 

A Harvard great with an all-time boot


A Harvard player catches a ball at eye level.

Eighteen seasons after his final reception for the Crimson, Morris still has a firm hold on almost every significant Harvard pass-catching record. Photograph by Simon Bruty/Sports Illustrated via Getty Images

2000-02: a Crimson Wide Receiver's Fab Four