Harvard Football Traditions
Brian Edwards takes it to the house in a victory over Yale
The first football game, between Harvard and McGill, in 1875
The football team enters the Stadium through the section 19 Portal. Inscribed above the portal reads, "To the Joy of Manly Contest"
Former U.S. Senator Kennedy Edward catches a touchdown pass against Yale
Harvard elects just one football camptain each season
Knute Rockne and Arnold Horween at Harvard Stadium in 1920
Coming out of the tunnel in 2008
Tommy Lee Jones (61) blocking for the Crimson offense.
Seniors Brian Grimm and Clifton Dawson celebrate Dawson's historic game-winning touchdown in a 3-overtime thriller at Yale in 2005.
The Harvard Stadium crowd
The title in the Harvard Crimson 1968 Headline says it all after the best game in H-Y history
A young Harvard fans gets to pose with a football helmet during the post-game meet-and-greet with the players.
After each victory, Harvard sings its alma mater, "10,000 Men of Harvard," capping the song with a count of how many points its scored that day. Harvard got to sing 77 percent of the time from 2000-09 as it boasted the second-highest winning percentage in the nation.
Matt Curtis '09, team captain during a championship 2008 season, throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park prior to a Boston Red Sox game.
A view from behind the cheerleaders with the Crimson fans crowding the stands.
Cheerleaders perform push ups after every Crimson score.
Harvard football press conference in the Murr Center Lounge overlooking Harvard Stadium.
A post game television interview on the field, this one with Ryan Fitzpatrick '05
Harvard fans show their pride during a win over Yale.
An 1894 H-Y Official Souvenir
First Touchdown in the Stadium
Fans have embraced night games at raucus Harvard Stadium
A Scorecard from the 1903 Dartmouth game in Harvard Stadium
A Harvard fan shows off his Harvard-Yale football ticket collection.
"Crimson Man" makes an appearance in the Stadium
Harvard Stadium hosted its first night game in 2007
A scene from a postgame press conference in the Murr Center Lounge overlooking Harvard Stadium
Pictured in this photo are Chet Pierce (70) and R.F. Kennedy (88)
Television crews cover the game with the Boston skyline in the background.
An 1894 Harvard-Yale ticket
Harvard players take the dramatic walk from Dillon Field House to the Stadium prior to each game
Harvard players and fans celebrate Matt Schindel's game-winning field goal in an overtime thriller over Brown in 2004.
The Harvard University Band provides plenty of atmosphere at football games.
A game program and information sheet sits at every seat n the press box
Overflow crowds fill Harvard Stadium annually.
Corey Mazza leaps for a dramatic touchdown catch in an overtime win against Brown in 2004