AP Sports Writer
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Potential Harvard football players can expect to be sold on the school's elite academics and a history that includes eight U.S. presidents, more than 150 Nobel laureates and too many CEOs to count.
What often surprises them when they walk into Harvard Stadium for the first time is seeing the seven national championships celebrated along the colonnade — the last in 1919 — and even a Rose Bowl banner from when The Granddaddy of Them All was still just a baby.
"Going through the generations, from millennials to Gen X, Y and Z, most of the kids in the 21st Century that we've recruited are kind of surprised that Harvard won a Rose Bowl," coach Tim Murphy said this week as the school prepared to celebrate the 100th anniversary of it