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Conner Hempel gets his shot as Harvard’s starting quarterback

The criteria, and expectations of the quarterback position, specifically the starter at Harvard, has not been altered, or tweaked in 20 years. Or since the day that Tim Murphy arrived at Dillon Fieldhouse from the University of Cincinnati.

His first starting signal-caller, Vin Ferrara, passed the litmus test. Steady Rich Linden too. And Neil Rose . . . Ryan Fitzpatrick . . . Liam O’Hagan . . . Chris Pizzotti . . . Collier Winters.

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