During his junior year of high school, Smith attended a Penn football summer camp where he immediately felt a connection to head coach Ray Priore and now defensive coordinator Bob Benson.
Penn football regained the Ivy League title in 1988, its fifth in the previous six years and first after missing out in the 1987 season.
For the first time since 1904, the Quakers accomplished a perfect season, en route to their fifth straight Ivy League championship.
In coach Jerry Berndt fifth year, the Quakers finished the 1985 season with a 7-2-1 record — including a 6-1 Ivy League slate — repeating as back-to-back outright championships.
Right in the middle of Penn football's hot streak was the 1984 season, where the Quakers went 8-1 overall and 7-0 in Ivy League play.
So close, yet so far. For the second straight season, Penn football was on top of the Ivy League, once again sharing the title with Harvard.
O’Neill was a multi-sport athlete in high school, but by his sophomore season, he knew he had found a passion in football.
More than a century ago, while Philadelphia was facing a similar situation as the city is today, Franklin Field still had football.
The Daily Pennsylvanian sat down with football junior Ryan Cragun to ask 15 questions. Here's what he had to say.
If Penn's athletic teams had been able to play this fall, football and both soccer squads would have had a shot at some special seasons.
Prior to its membership in the Ancient Eight, Penn brought home seven national titles, and since becoming an Ivy League team, Penn has accumulated 18 conference titles.
With the near future of Ivy League football uncertain, we take a look at its past, specifically how the programs stack up to each other.
Though the Ivy League canceled fall sports this year, there's a chance the football season continues in the spring if health experts give the green light.
Though it has been almost two decades since Gavin Hoffman was a Quaker, his legacy still persists in Penn’s record books.
While Penn teams won't see any competitive athletics until at least January 1, there are still many moments worth remembering from recent history.
Former Penn wide receiver is battling for a coveted third receiver spot for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are now quarterbacked by six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
Ivy League rules state that students who graduate can no longer participate in athletic competition, so current seniors would have to remain enrolled through next fall to stay on their teams.
There are no doubts about the Vice President's athletic accomplishments in high school, but his college years are less clear.
President Trump cited his lack of a college football experience at Penn when talking about his opinions on the uncertain upcoming NCAA season.
The Phillies will have no fans in attendance in their home-opener against the Miami Marlins this Friday.