With three teams tied for second place in the conference, the Red and Blue have to win out to secure at least a share of the rings.
Playing football with the same group of guys for four years has a funny way of strengthening camaraderie. For three Class of 2012 Quakers, the ties go back even further.
NFL veteran Roy Hilton has been teaching his grandson Brandon Copeland about the game since his grandson picked up a football in fifth grade.
Penn and Brown’s mudbowl in Providence, R.I., wasn’t the only football game affected by Saturday’s storm.
The official box score reads, “Temperature: 47, Wind: 10-15, Weather: rainy, cold.”
If that told the whole story, the 2011 Quakers would still be undefeated in the Ivy League.
After a 6-0 loss to Brown on Saturday that ended an 18-game Ivy League winning streak, it was clear: this team was not made to go undefeated in league play for the third straight year.
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On a rainy Saturday afternoon at Brown, the Quakers lost their first Ivy game in two years in an ugly 6-0 affair.
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Facing a dominant Brown team on the road, the Penn football team might be slapped with the ‘underdog’ tag in an Ivy League matchup for the first time since its 2009 title run. But don’t count the Quakers among those who see this pivotal game that way.
On Nov. 19, just before the Quakers kick off their final home game of the season against Cornell, a statue of the man they call “Concrete Charlie” will be unveiled.
When the Quakers took on the Lions two weeks ago, Penn freshman Matt Schwartz was on the field with his twin brother Roy — on the opposing sideline.
As solid as Penn’s offense looked in Saturday’s fourth quarter against Yale and in all of its late-game comebacks, I’m worried about the defense giving up big plays.
As the third quarter came to a close Saturday, several members of the Yale football team held four fingers aloft.
Despite being down 20-10 at one point, the Quakers rallied back to win their 18th straight Ivy game, 37-25.
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Saturday at Franklin Field, Penn faces the unenviable task of defending top-notch Yale QB Patrick Witt, an NFL prospect.
For the second time in as many seasons, The Columbia Spectator implored the school’s athletic administrators to fire football coach Norries Wilson.
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What Billy Ragone proved Saturday — what he continues to prove each time he conducts these last-minute heroics — is that he is a winner.
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The old cliche in sports is that “a win is a win,” but that does not mean there is no cause for concern for the Penn football team.
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Attitude isn’t the only difference between the offensive line and the so-called skill positions. The prospect of joining the boys up front comes along with the perception of eating more than the rest of the team.
Though he was recruited as a running back, Hamscher’s sheer athleticism and competitive drive allowed him to make the switch to defense seamlessly.