Henry is a staff writer at the Tufts Daily. He is a first-year who has yet to declare a major.

Off the Gridiron: The sneaky winners of NFL free agency

While the headlines of free agency were stolen by Tom Brady signing with the Buccaneers, the Cardinals robbing the Texans by landing DeAndre Hopkins, the Eagles rescuing Darius Slay from the Lions and the Dolphins making Byron Jones the league’s highest paid corner, several teams made quieter moves that will pay serious dividends during the […]

Off the Gridiron: TB is going to TB

I’m not sure that the image of Tom Brady in a Tampa Bay Buccaneers uniform will ever look right, but that’s the new reality for football fans. Last week, the G.O.A.T. signed with the Buccaneers on a two-year contract worth $50 million. Brady announced his departure from the Patriots after posting his worst passer rating […]

Off the Gridiron: Okudah, Simmons make their case

Media coverage of the upcoming 2020 NFL Draft has been centered around three players: Louisiana State University quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow, talented University of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and generational Ohio State University defensive end Chase Young. The hype around these three has taken away from the attention on two special defensive […]

Off the Gridiron: NFL mock draft top 5

With the NFL Combine having already gotten started, it seems like an appropriate time to begin a mock draft and speculate where college football’s outstanding prospects will be playing professionally next year. 1) Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow, Quarterback, Louisiana State In his 2019 season at Louisiana State University, Burrow threw for 5,671 yards and 60 […]

Off the Gridiron: Grading NFL’s newest head coaches

With the conclusion of the Super Bowl, the 2019–20 NFL season is over and the 2020–21 NFL season has immediately begun. I will begin my preview of the upcoming NFL season by grading teams’ head coaching decisions. Carolina Panthers: Matt Rhule In a move to put his own stamp on the franchise, owner David Tepper […]

Off the Gridiron: The XFL makes a triumphant return

For the first time since 2001, the XFL was back in action this past weekend. The eight-team league looks to become a viable source of football after the Super Bowl, a market that the American Alliance of Football (AAF) struggled to captivate last spring. Despite the beginning of on-field action this weekend, the bigger story […]

Off The Gridiron: Mahomes Controls the Chiefdom Now

After the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV, a lot of blame was placed on the 49ers for blowing a 10 point advantage that they held late into the fourth quarter. But, the 49ers did not lose because of conservative time management or inaccurate passing, they simply lost because […]

Men’s basketball now 14–4 after win over Bates, loss to New England College

After a thrilling 76–72 win over Bates on Saturday, the men’s basketball team saw its three-game winning streak come to an end after losing 59–56 to New England College (NEC) on Tuesday. With the loss, the Jumbos now stand at 14–4 on the season overall, while they remain undefeated, 4–0, in NESCAC play. Going into […]

Men’s basketball continues successful start to season, improves to 13–3

After defeating Hamilton and Amherst over the weekend, the men’s basketball team remains undefeated in NESCAC play and owns an impressive 13–3 overall record. In their last game on Jan. 18, junior center Luke Rogers’ 25 points paired with senior guard and co-captain Eric Savage’s 18 points, eight rebounds and nine assists propelled the Jumbos […]

Men’s soccer wins NCAA Championship for 4th time in 6 years

After winning national championships in 2014, 2016 and 2018, the men’s soccer team (20–2–2) completed its campaign for its first-ever repeat championships, beating Amherst 2–0 in the national championship game on Saturday evening. The successful weekend cemented Tufts as the preeminent Div. III men’s soccer dynasty in the country. Tufts is now the third program […]