NFL Draft: Harvard’s Shampklin hopes road from California to Cambridge leads to the NFL

March 24, 2022

Growing up, Harvard running back Aaron Shampklin dreamed of playing Division 1 football for an SEC or Pac-12 school. Living in California, playing football in the frigid Northeast never even crossed his mind, then life happened. “Growing up I actually envisioned myself playing at LSU or USC because those are the schools I loved to watch and wanted to be part of,” Shampklin told NEFJ following a very good Pro Day performance at…

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NFL Draft: Local talent on display for NFL scouts at Holy Cross Pro Day

March 23, 2022

WORCESTER – The talent pool in New England is deeper than ever before. If you need proof, it was on the campus of Holy Cross Tuesday afternoon. A group of 13 players from Brown, Harvard, Bridgewater State, Assumption, Anna Maria, Framingham State and the host Crusaders went through the vertical jump, bench press, broad jump, three-cone, short shuttle and 40-yard dash, as well as some individual drills at the Holy…

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Harvard: No. 22 Crimson remain unbeaten with gritty 24-10 win over Cornell

October 10, 2021

BOSTON – A week ago, Harvard head coach Tim Murphy was most proud of his team’s resilience in a road win over Holy Cross. On a beautiful but blustery Saturday afternoon at Harvard Stadium, the Crimson once again found themselves staring adversity in the face and once again, the team responded. Held to just three points in an ugly first half, Harvard outscored Ivy League rival Cornell by 18 points…

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Harvard Preview: Brown Bears (0-1) at Harvard Crimson (1-0)

September 24, 2021

Harvard proved last Saturday showed that the two year layoff did not affect them as they rolled over Georgetown 44-9. Sophomore Charlie Dean got the start for the Crimson and completed 10-19 passes for 94 yards and two touchdown passes. The start was surprising but Dean gives the Crimson more balance on offense because of his ability to push the ball down field vertically. Running back Aaron Shampklin ran all…

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