Though the Quakers are just two games into the season, junior quarterback Billy Ragone isn’t giving his team a chance to win, and it’s time to make a switch.
There have been many reasons why the Quakers have failed to pull out a win against the Wildcats in the last 100 years, but this time it was Penn’s starkly one-dimensional offense.
Quarterback Billy Ragone throws two costly interceptions, as Penn loses second game of 2011 season.
Penn football lost its fair share of standouts to graduation, but cross-town rival Villanova has taken an even bigger hit while the world of professional sports — not just the NFL — just got a little more talented.
A group of Philadelphia businessmen and members of Bednarik’s family started a fundraising campaign in 2010 to pay for the statue, which will cost $100,000.
Saturday, for the first time in 51 years, it was not C.T. Alexander who held the position of Franklin Field’s public address announcer and the honor of relaying the game’s details to thousands of fans. It was the retired C.T.’s son, John.
Interestingly, our own Ivy League has to be the most stable athletic conference in the history of athletic conferences.
Despite being used only situationally, Aaron Bailey ranked fifth on the team in all-purpose yardage. His playmaking ability could have been helpful in Penn’s quest for a third-straight Ivy title.
The truth is that the Quakers were not out-coached, but rather exposed by an underdog Lafayette team led by a quarterback making his first collegiate start.
To say it was a disappointing start for the two-time defending Ivy League champions would be an understatement.
Penn coach could has benefited from the dedication and support of his assistant coaches — especially those who have been with him since the very beginning.
Penn returns many skilled players, but will have to forge on behind a relatively new offensive line
The 2011 Ivy League football season has been dubbed, “The Year of the Quarterback” by the New York Times. With each team returning a starter under center, there’s no dearth of talent calling the plays.
This season, coach Al Bagnoli has the unique task of replacing the most prolific kicker in Penn history, Andrew Samson
In 1980, Penn football won just one game. Four years later, they began a run of three-consecutive outright titles, and they remain the only team to finish it.
As the Quakers prepare for Saturday’s opener against Lafayette, 19th-year coach Al Bagnoli’s think-big philosophy is as prominent as ever.
Penn football coach Al Bagnoli has made three changes to the Quakers’ 29-day preseason regiment in order to adhere to this new regulation.
In the span of a year, Penn football has seen a sea of changes.
Frequently asked questions for freshmen attending their first Penn football game this Saturday:
Perhaps more important than the 97 Ivy wins and the eight Ivy championships is the manner in which Bagnoli has conducted himself throughout. More specifically: his honesty.