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Harvard Football Coverage

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


Football player Chubb Peabody, in pads and helmet, charges forward.

Hard hitting and with a keen nose for the ball, Endicott “Chub” Peabody II was not to be messed with.

Photo collage by Harvard Magazine/JC


1941: “Chub” Peabody ’42 bottles up “Barnacle Bill.”


Harvard's Terence Patterson catches a pass under pressure from two Yale defenders during The Game 1999. 

Photograph by Dominic Chavez/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

1999: Terence Patterson ’00 and his four scores


Barry Wood
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications. Photo collage by Harvard Magazine/JC

October 19, 1929: Barry Wood Beats Army, 20-20


Andrew Berry stands at a podium.

The Browns’ ninth general manager since 2000, Berry looks to return the franchise to a level of success not seen for decades.

Photograph by Aaron M. Sprecher/Associated Press

Football-tested and data-centric, Andrew Berry takes the helm in Cleveland.

September-October 2020

Photograph: With Yale’s Melvin Rouse II in vain pursuit, Harvard’s Aidan Borguet heads for the goal line.

Four score: With Yale’s Melvin Rouse II in vain pursuit, Harvard’s Aidan Borguet heads for the goal line. Against the Elis, the Crimson freshman back rushed for a series single-game record 269 yards and amassed four touchdowns on only 11 carries, a performance that helped earn him the Ivy League Rookie of the Year award.
Photographs by Tim O’Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Dreadful defeats—and a heartbreaking Game—produced the Crimson’s first losing season of the century.

January-February 2020