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Football

03/31/21 11:20pm
Ten days after a return to in-person classes for fall 2021 was announced, the Quakers moved into Ivy Phase IV and spring sports teams are now being allowed to have in-person competitions against local universities. As shifts towards a post-pandemic college atmosphere occur, we take a look at what the fall will look like on campus.
03/28/21 9:17pm
Early college football games were only shown in black and white, if at all. But the first college football game to be broadcast in color occurred at Penn's very own Franklin Field.
03/22/21 9:07pm
Justin Tuck is one of the most gifted football players to ever pass through Penn. Ironically, however, he was only at Penn as a graduate student, never playing for the Red and Blue. 
03/19/21 6:52pm
After stints with five different NFL teams, Copeland joins a retooling Falcons squad that has had three consecutive seasons with a losing record.
03/17/21 10:30pm
Penn's five assistant coaches not only manage players, implement game plans, and coach technique, but they also are all assigned different geographic regions to recruit the next generation of Quakers to lead the storied programs
03/16/21 8:50pm
Penn football has made its defense a strong part of its team identity, and the Quakers have had many stars on the defensive side of the field in recent years. To understand how Penn football’s defense becomes game-ready and to uncover how its defensive game plans have evolved, it’s important to start with the assistant coaches responsible. Here’s a look at the coaches leading the way for Penn’s defense.
03/10/21 12:38am
In a normal year, highly sought-after high school recruits have numerous opportunities to consider their options. They can go on official school visits, speak in-person with coaches and other players, and truly get a feel for the athletic programs. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the operation of athletics, it has been hard for high school recruits to get a feel for their prospective schools.
03/02/21 9:12pm
Justin Watson became the first Quaker in years to win a Super Bowl ring after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took down the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl LV. Jim Finn, a fullback for the Quakers from 1995-1999, won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants in 2007, but his road to a ring was the more unconventional one of the two. 
03/01/21 9:41pm
In February 2021, Penn announced that current freshmen must enroll in a dining plan during their sophomore year, sparking confusion and backlash from students. For athletes, who often follow strict nutritional guidelines as part of their training, this new policy spurred conflicting opinions. 
02/28/21 10:18pm
Without veteran quarterback Ryan Glover under center for the 2021 fall season, we take a look at who Penn will turn to to lead the Quakers next.
02/28/21 9:08pm
After former Penn Athletics Director Andy Geiger resigned in late 1978 to accept the same job at Stanford, Penn was left in a precarious position. The ensuing search process led Penn to two interviews with Sayers.
02/28/21 9:08pm
The Daily Pennsylvanian asked Penn kicker Dan Karrash 15 questions about football, his time at Penn, and life overall.
02/23/21 8:58pm
From intramural games in 1871 to winning seven national titles in a 30-year span between 1894 and 1924, and finally, to being a part of the Ivy League since 1956, football has been a part of the University for almost 150 years.
02/21/21 8:10pm
Although judging coaching success is subjective and involves numerous factors, here is a ranking of the top five coaches in Penn history.
02/16/21 7:29pm
Penn athletes commonly go on to successful business careers after graduation. We take a look at five who had success both on and off the field. 
02/15/21 1:55am
It might come as a surprise to many that the Philadelphia Eagles played at Franklin Field for 13 seasons, but if it’s any consolation, many were surprised to see it happen at the time, too.
02/09/21 10:06pm
The former Penn football quarterback will have the opportunity to suit up again, but it won’t be for the Red and Blue this time around. After graduating in December, Glover has transferred to Western Carolina University and will be playing for the Catamounts this spring. 
02/09/21 10:04pm
On January 1, 1917, 25,000 people packed into the extra grandstand seating at Tournament Park in Pasadena, Calif. to witness a game that would change the landscape of College Football forever. 
02/09/21 12:39am
The pandemic has altered much of American life, but one of its hallmarks persisted: the Super Bowl. Here's how the Penn and Philadelphia communities watched the game.
02/08/21 8:47pm
Watson, a former standout for Penn football, hoisted the Lombardi Trophy proudly on the turf of Raymond James Stadium after the Tampa Bay Buccaneers soundly defeated the reigning champion Kansas City Chiefs by a score of 31-9.