Harvard vs. Georgetown football preview




Harvard looks for a second win a quarrel as it takes on Georgetown Saturday. Here is a preview:

 When, where: Saturday, 2 p.m., during RFK Stadium, Washington.

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 Radio: WHRB-FM 95.3, WRCA 106.1 FM, 1330 AM.

 Records: Harvard 1-1 (1-0 Ivy); Georgetown 1-2 (0-0 Patriot).

 Offensive leaders: Harvard — QB Joe Viviano (342 yards passing, 0 TD, 0 INT), RB Charlie Booker (216 yards rushing, 2 TDs), WR Adam Scott (113 yards receiving, 0 TDs); Georgetown — QB Tim Barnes (478 yards passing, 2 TDs), RB Alex Valles (66 yards rushing, 0 TDs), WR Michael Dereus (312 yards receiving, 3 TDs).

 Head to head: Harvard leads a series, 3-0. The final win was 31-17 in 2016.

 Of note: QB Jake Smith started final week’s 45-28 win over Brown, a initial Harvard beginner to start during quarterback given Ryan Fitzpatrick in 2005. Smith finished 5 of 7 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown . . . Crimson comparison reserve Tanner Lee is a semifinalist for a William V. Campbell Trophy, awarded yearly by a National Football Foundation to a best football scholar-athlete in a nation. Lee was an All-Ivy preference as a youth and is tied for a group lead in tackles this year. He returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown in final week’s win. The endowment finalists will be announced Nov. 1 . . . After permitting an normal of 22.5 points in a initial dual games, Harvard has a possibility to tie adult a invulnerability opposite Georgetown, that is averaging only 14 points per game.

BRANDAN BLOM


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