Football


Ahead of 5th Annual Fundraiser at El Jefe’s, Ben Abercrombie Continues ‘Inspirational’ Recovery

The routine tackle left Ben Abercrombie ’21-’23 paralyzed from the neck down. But five years later, Abercrombie is slowly but surely making progress, with a wide coalition of allies by his side. That coalition includes his parents Marty and Sherri, who live with him in his Winthrop House suite, his teammates, as well as an unlikely source — El Jefe’s Taqueria.


Baller...or Bowler?

Abercrombie and a large crowd of friends, family, and supporters, attended the Bowl for Ben fundraiser at King's Dining and Entertainment on Nov. 18, 2022. The fundraiser was started by his teammate, Raishaun McGee '17.


What's Thropping?

In Abercrombie's modified Winthrop suite that he shares with his parents, he uses a specialized wheelchair that can help him stand up, as well as an exercise bike that he can ride thanks to the electrodes that stimulate his nerves.


Hero of Hoover

Abercrombie poses for a portrait prior to his freshman season in 2017. A star for Hoover High School in Hoover, Ala., Abercrombie won three state championships across football and baseball in high school.


Mole that Means More

Senior defensive back Ben Abercrombie poses with teammates during the 3rd Annual Ben Abercrombie Day fundraiser at El Jefe's Taqueria on Dec. 10, 2019. The fundraisers have raised a combined $127,000 for his recovery.


What a Season, Aidan Borguet

Senior running back Aidan Borguet looks to make a cut after receiving a first-half handoff from senior quarterback Charlie Dean. It was a tough finish to his brilliant Harvard career, as he was held to 62 yards on his 18 carries.


Crowding In

Yale fans leap over the walls onto the field at Harvard Stadium. After crimson-clad supporters flooded the field at the Yale Bowl after last year's incredible victory, Bulldogs fans returned the favor on Saturday.


Woodsie

Sophomore wide receiver Scott Woods II looks to make a cut in Saturday's 19-14 loss to Yale. Woods had a breakout performance, scoring the second touchdown of his career on a 64-yard catch-and-run in the second quarter.


Full House

A sellout crowd of 30,006 fans from Harvard and Yale made their way to Harvard Stadium on Saturday for the 138th Playing of The Game. They were treated to an ugly defensive battle, with the Bulldogs coming out on top, 19-14.


In: Harvard/Out: Yale

This week, as the pre-Thanksgiving break assignments pile up and the sky fades into a daunting darkness before dinnertime, only one thing manages to pierce through the clouds of students’ burnout and exhaustion: a rowdy anticipation for the annual Harvard-Yale football game.


Guide to Harvard for Yalies

Why are all the buildings so much more hawkish than Harvard’s? Why was everyone staring at my “yuck fale” hat? All this to say that a guide to Yale would have been helpful. So, if you are a bulldog feeling a bit lost in Cambridge, read through this ultimate guide to Harvard, catered completely to you.


How to Slay Harvard-Yale When It's Not at Your Beloved Yale Bowl

Let’s be real. You’ve been planning your outfit since the last Harvard-Yale. You’ve been prepping your Liquid IV. You’ve had the route planned. It’s pretty easy to slay the biggest game day of the year when you’re vibing at your beloved Yale Bowl — but what about when you’re wandering around Cambridge, lost and drunk out of your mind, and someone tells you to “Roll Tasty Basty”? Yeah, that’s what I thought. We’re here to help.


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