Playing at home against a backup quarterback with all the momentum on their side, the potential comeback was all but scripted. But the opportunity, like the snap, went right over their heads.
Once the opening kickoff came for Penn football against Yale, almost everything that could do wrong did for the Red and Blue.
Follow along as Penn football looks to defeat the Yale Bulldogs under the lights at Franklin Field
Penn football will play on Friday night for the first time this season in its home matchup against Yale. Aside from the spectacle of playing under Friday night lights, the contest will also be on ESPNU, making it a nationally-televised affair.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, multiple players broke through for stellar games and Penn football won ugly against Columbia.
The heroics, in addition to his team-leading six solo tackles, earned the eastern Pennsylvania native Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors for the first time in his career.
In a game that was dominated by the defenses, it was sophomore quarterback Ryan Glover’s four-yard touchdown run that made the difference in Penn football's 13-10 victory over Columbia.
The Quakers will begin their stretch of six consecutive conference games with a home game against Columbia this Saturday at 1 pm.
Penn women’s soccer junior midfielder Emily Sands and Penn football junior defensive lineman Taheeb Sonekan earned recognition from the Ivy League after playing instrumental roles in their respective team's victories this past weekend.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, season-long trends, both positive and negative, continued, Penn football survived a furious comeback, and a field hockey player found success against a familiar opponent.
Bouncing back after a loss against Dartmouth, Penn got up on Sacred Heart quickly, went down just as quickly, but finally pulled out with a 31-27 win, giving the Quakers an undefeated record in non conference play.
With a stretch of six straight Ivy games just two weeks away, the Red and Blue will use this Saturday’s game against Sacred Heart as a stepping stone.
In addition to sightseeing and putting on football clinics, the trip will culminate in the 2019 Penn-China Global Ambassadors Bowl in Shanghai against the American Football League of China (AFLC) All-Stars.
A difference-in-differences analysis — a statistical method that determines the impact of a 'treatment' in an observational study — found that 7.51 fewer concussions per 1000 kickoff plays occurred following the rule change.
In this week's edition of Is Stat So?, defenses across the board had an impressive weekend, and football gave up touchdowns to an unlikely group of players.
The Quakers were dominated on both sides of the ball, as the game got out of hand quickly in the third quarter. Here are three takeaways from the game.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver was a healthy scratch in the first three games of the season as the sixth player on the depth chart at his position, but will suit up Sunday against the Chicago Bears.
Behind its lineman on both sides of the ball, Dartmouth methodically dismantled Penn in both teams’ Ivy opener to the tune of 37-14.
With this much turnover in just one offseason, the returning members of the defensive line have had an added amount of pressure to step up and perform. They’ve certainly responded well to the pressure.
It’s been a few years in the making, but last month, the Red and Blue formally unveiled the team’s new Nike-made outfits, featuring updated colors and an all-white alternate helmet.