Athletic Director Erin McDermott officially introduced Andrew Aurich as the next head coach for Harvard Football at a press conference on Thursday.
Harvard Athletics Director Erin McDermott confirmed Monday morning that Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, will serve as Harvard football’s next head coach.
Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, is expected to be announced as Harvard football head coach next week. But in interviews with The Crimson, 10 players and alumni said they were upset with the search process, with some privately lobbying Athletics Director Erin McDermott to make a last-minute reversal and not proceed with Aurich’s hiring.
Andrew Aurich, a tight ends coach at Rutgers University, will serve as Harvard football’s next head coach, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.
Harvard Athletics has narrowed its search for a new head football coach down to four candidates, according to four people familiar with the situation.
History will be made on Sunday, when the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers square off in Las Vegas, as two Harvard football alums will meet in the Super Bowl for the first time in NFL history.
Harvard Athletics has begun a “national search” for the 31st head football coach in the team’s history following the retirement of Tim Murphy last week.
Murphy’s retirement leaves a deep mark on a Crimson program that has amassed the sixth-best winning percentage in all of Division I football since 2000 and cements his legacy as arguably the greatest coach in school history.
Harvard football Head Coach Tim Murphy's tenure was marked by notable victories, several regional and national accolades, and a deep impact on the nation’s oldest collegiate institution.
Harvard football head coach Tim Murphy announced his retirement on Wednesday after 30 seasons at the helm of the Crimson football program.
Initially, Harvard didn’t recruit Thor Griffith — Thor Griffith recruited Harvard. “If Thor hadn’t been his own agent, then he wouldn’t have got here,” Tim Murphy recalled with a laugh.