Yale Students Strip Down During Win Over Harvard

'Behold, the bare asses of the brightest young minds in America'
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 19, 2016 4:19 PM CST
Harvard and Yale play in an NCAA football game at Harvard Stadium in Cambridge, Mass. Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. But the real action was in the stands.   (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

(Newser) – The Yale football team beat Harvard for the first time in a decade Saturday, leading to a display of naked emotion by Bulldog fans—emphasis on naked. With Yale leading 14-7 in the second half, a section of fans stripped completely nude and mooned the field. "Behold, the bare asses of the brightest young minds in America," Deadspin quips. A NSFW photo can be ogled here. "We have so many questions about the decision to go naked," Fox Sports states. "Why? What was the reason? And on a chilly November afternoon in Massachusetts, was it worth it?" The answer is a definitive "maybe." While the game had to be delayed for a few minutes while police intervened, Yale held on to win 21-14. The public nudity may have helped: The last Bulldog victory over the Crimson featured a streaker. (Read more public nudity stories.)

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