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Firkser first to catch NFL postseason TD

Tennessee Titans tight end helps team defeat New England Patriots

Anthony Firkser

Tennessee Titans tight end Anthony Firkser, A.B. ’17 (applied math) became the first NFL player in Harvard history to catch a postseason touchdown pass during the Titans’ 20-13 win over the New England Patriots in the AFC Wild Card game on Jan. 4.

With 5:39 left to play in the first quarter, Firkser caught a 12-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Ryan Tannehill to cap off a seven-play, 75-yard drive. He had two receptions for 23 yards during the game.

Read more in the Boston Globe.

Read a Harvard SEAS alumni profile on Firkser.  

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