Harvard driving back Devin Darrington was punished for what seemed to be an obscene gesture of chasing Yale defenders under…
Harvard driving back Devin Darrington was punished for what seemed to be an obscene gesture of chasing Yale defenders under Crimson’s 45-27 victory over Bulldogs on Saturday.
It came to flip seen around the world, as video clearly showed Darrington drove towards the finish line with a single figure held high for its pursuers to see.
A problem: A photograph from Harvard’s student paper clearly shows that Darrington raised his index finger, not his middle finger.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that Harvard Crimson photographer Tim Meara made a decisive evidence that Darrington gave the universal symbol of “We are No. 1”.
“It was cool to understand for the first time that something I” watched the sports media was not as it seemed, “said Meara, who went back after the game and looked through his pics until he found one as clear showed that Darrington had raised his index finger.
Darring Ton seemed to make the gesture as he ran for a 27-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of “The Game” at Boston’s Fenway Park. The unsportsmanlike behavior proved it would be defeat and Harvard finally set off for a fourth quarter field goal that set them up 31
-27 at that time.
At Crimson’s next possession Darrington hit again for 27 yards to Yale 6-yard line. Two gigs later he took in that from 4 to give Harvard a 38-27 lead. The sophomore back finished with 91 meters on nine berries with two touchdowns.
Harvard’s 45-27 win meant that Darrington’s penalty will go down like a footnote instead of an all-ten I get in the series between the two Ivy League rivals.  It did not matter for Crimson coach Tim Murphy, who improved his record against Yale to 18-7.
“The reason is: He was wrong,” Murphy said. “He was wrong. It’s so simple. It was the right conversation: he was wrong. I’m just so grateful to our team that he did not have to learn the absolute difficult way to try to live with it for a year or so many years . “
The 72 total points were the most ever in The Games between two of the country’s oldest and most prestigious academic power plants, 33-31 exceeded the Yale victory in 1993.
Crimson ran 578 meters in violation of his most powerful offensive Today in the annals of rivalry, which was attacked off campus for the first time since a 1894 game that was so violently, the Harvard Faculty voted to break up the football program.
Fifty years after The Tie Celebrated With The Crimson Student Sheet “Harvard Beats Yale 29-29,” The Law Made Another Kind Of History. The 72 total points were the most ever in The Game between two of the country’s oldest and most prestigious academic power plants, 33-31 exceeded the Yale victory in 1993.
Harvard’s victory ended a two-match loss in the match against Yale. Crimson has won 15 of the last 18 matches between the schools.
Fox News Liam Quinn and The Associated Press contributed to this report.