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.
The Patriot League has become the second Division 1 conference to cancel fall sports after the Ivy League made its decision last week.
Almost six years after his last game with Penn, Kyle Wilcox has found a new home on Team USA Bobsled.
For anyone, sticking to an eating regimen that meets the proper nutritional requirements is a tough proposition. Add in the time and cost constraints of being a collegiate athlete and doing so only becomes more challenging.
To effectively combat the spread of coronavirus, the other NCAA Division I conferences throughout the country should join the Ivy League in canceling fall college sports.
A spring season would not only keeps players safe, it would expose Ivy football to a national audience and allow for a postseason to take place.
While the vast majority of Quaker athletes spend their entire collegiate careers at Penn, some make the tough choice to explore opportunities at other schools.
Athletes share highlights, workout videos, and grades, as well as build relationships through the social media platform.