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Harvard Football Coverage

Harvard wide receiver runs up field, away from Princeton defenders.

He went thataway: With the Harvard sideline supplying motivation, Jack Cook sets sail for the Princeton end zone to complete a 73-yard pass-and-run touchdown that gave the Crimson a halftime lead. The senior wideout had eight receptions for 141 yards, both game highs.

Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Harvard falls to the undefeated Princeton Tigers.

10.27.19

Harvard senior Cody Chrest runs with ball in hand

Cody Express: Having nabbed a pass from quarterback Jake Smith, Harvard senior wideout Cody Chrest (team-high four catches) outlegs Holy Cross defensive back Devin Haskins for a 68-yard touchdown.

Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Harvard prevails at Holy Cross Homecoming. 

10.20.19

Sophomore Jon Sot averaged a staggering 56.3 yards on three boots. Meanwhile, a second Crimson punter, junior Sean McKeough, also had a booming day, averaging 41.2 yards on four kicks.

Potent punters: Sophomore Jon Sot averaged a staggering 56.3 yards on three boots. Meanwhile, a second Crimson punter, junior Sean McKeogh, also had a booming day, averaging 41.2 yards on four kicks. 

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Harvard defeats Cornell in its third straight win.

10.13.19

Two Harvard football players tackle a player from Brown.

Tag team: Harvard senior captain and defensive back Wes Ogsbury Jr. (1) and senior linebacker Joey Goodman (59) doubled up on Brown end Dan Gemmell.

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In the early season, an infusion of new talent and a hot quarterback buoyed the Crimson football team.

November-December 2019

 Harvard freshman Khalil Dawsey blocks the punt of Howard's Isaiah Moore.

Special teamer: Flying in, Harvard freshman Khalil Dawsey is primed to block the punt of Howard’s Isaiah Moore—one of three Crimson blocked punts that led to 21 points.
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Harvard defeats Howard in another rout.

10.6.19

Tag team: Harvard senior captain and defensive back Wes Ogsbury Jr. (1) and senior linebacker Joey Goodman (59) doubled up on Brown end Dan Gemmell.

Tag team: Harvard senior captain and defensive back Wes Ogsbury Jr. (1) and senior linebacker Joey Goodman (59) doubled up on Brown end Dan Gemmell.
Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Harvard trounces Brown in its Ivy League opener.

9.29.19

All right, Jack: Harvard senior wideout Jack Cook snared a team-high seven receptions, including an 80-yard touchdown pass-and-run, tied for fourth-longest scoring toss in Crimson history.
All right, Jack: Harvard senior wideout Jack Cook snared a team-high seven receptions, including an 80-yard touchdown pass-and-run, tied for fourth-longest scoring toss in Crimson history.
Photograph by Brock Scott/Courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

 

A late Crimson run wasn't enough to overcome a slow start.

9.22.19

Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin hops over a Harvard teammate with a football in hand.

Just another hurdle: Leaping over guard Eric Wilson (68), Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin sails through a hole last season against Princeton. Shampklin had a breakout season in 2018, leading the Ivy League in rushing with 105.3 yards per game.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Prospects, rules changes, a Rose Bowl centennial, pro players, a return from a shattering injury—and a tragic loss

9.11.19