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Football

09/25/09 12:45am
In many ways, Lafayette senior quarterback Rob Curley is the perfect big brother. He is supportive and protective and always manages to tease his younger siblings in just the right manner.
09/25/09 12:23am

Notebook | The rise of King Tuten

In his first two years with the Quakers, wide receiver Matt Tuten suited up for nine games and hauled in just one reception for seven yards.
09/23/09 5:16am
It’s a new sprint football season , but Bill Wagner is still the coach at Penn.
09/22/09 4:57am
For the past two years, Columbia failed to tally a single road victory. To snap that streak, however, they only had to travel to nearby Fordham — a mere 20-minute ride.
09/22/09 4:48am
The Quakers are slated to play the Wildcats for at least two more years (the schools signed an eight-year contract before the 2004 season). And that should be the end of it
09/21/09 4:50am

Penn offense missing the point

Penn’s 14-3 loss to Villanova was a case of missed opportunities.
09/21/09 4:43am

Flegenheimer | Time to wean off the screen

Penn's defense played great. But unless the offense gets its act together, the team won't achieve its goals.
09/21/09 4:37am
Penn dropped its season opener at Franklin Field, 14-3, to Villanova. For the sixth year in a row, the Quakers lost to the Wildcats (3-0).
09/21/09 4:26am
Penn dropped its season opener at Franklin Field, 14-3, to Villanova. For the sixth year in a row, the Quakers lost to the Wildcats (3-0).
09/21/09 12:59am

Ivy Football Weekend Preview | Harvard and Holy Cross paths

Harvard's biggest rival is Yale, but in recent seasons the annual non-conference tangle with Holy Cross has still been intense.
09/21/09 12:54am

Football Supplement | Riding the bench or along for the ride?

Last season then-freshman Matt Hamscher saw action in seven games and won Ivy League Rookie of the Week Oct. 13 after rushing for 102 yards and a touchdown in the Oct. 11 matchup at Georgetown.
09/21/09 12:53am

Football Supplement | Penn football Versus television execs

For a while, at least, it seemed like the economic climate that has hurt so many industries would affect Penn football. Unable to find a presenting sponsor, the Versus television network could not continue its Ivy League-wide package that debuted last season.
09/21/09 12:52am

Football Supplement | Lucky Number 1300

On Nov. 1, 1876, twenty Penn students took on a Princeton squad in the Quakers' first-ever football game. The Red and Blue lost, six goals to none, but by taking the field that day they kicked off the legacy that would become Penn football.
09/21/09 12:51am

Football Supplement | For the love of a son's game

When the members of the Penn football team are scrounging for extra tickets to provide to friends and family, Bradford Blackmon is the last person they ask.
09/21/09 12:49am

Football Supplement | Defensive back is back on Quakers' sideline

From Van Wilder to Asher Roth, many college seniors have fantasized about never leaving their collegiate lives behind.
09/21/09 12:47am

Football Supplement | Cashing in: Penn FB bettor's guide

First and foremost, the DP doesn't endorse gambling in any shape or variety (except fantasy football, March Madness pools, trifectas at a Triple Crown race and Swamis).
09/21/09 12:42am
Penn has developed a tradition the last five seasons: facing Villanova in the first or second week of the year, and most likely at at Franklin Field since just one of the games has been played on the Main Line.
09/18/09 7:55am

Sprint Football Brief | Wagner's world enters 40th year

After a dominant 33-0 win in the alumni game, which ultimately amounts to a season warm-up, the lightweight football team is primed to sprint into the season. They open up on the road tonight at 7 p.m. in Ithaca, N.Y., against Ivy foe Cornell.
09/18/09 12:07am
Before Andrew Samson landed in Philadelphia, Penn football's kicking woes might have been its biggest problem.
09/17/09 8:38am
The defending Ivy co-champion Bears — whose three rushing touchdowns allowed in 2008 were the fewest in the nation — are going to rely on the rush in their own offense this season after the graduation of quarterback Michael Dougherty.