10-10-2012 11:55 AM

The Harvard-Cornell football game on Saturday was telling.

The team looks as strong as it has been in about a decade, perhaps longer. The Crimson currently holds the longest win streak in all of Division-I football, a run that dates back to week two of last year. Harvard is ranked No. 10/21/22 in the FCS. And the team handled the Big Red, the only squad in the league that was expected to contend with Harvard for the Ancient Eight Title.

None of this is the reason that the game was so telling. It was telling because the attendance was 7,112.

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