A Southern Conference team making a rare appearance at Yale Bowl got a cold welcome from an Ivy League team making big FCS statements this season. Yale scored the first three touchdowns of the game on the way to a 35-28 win over Mercer.
The final non-league contest for Yale Football’s Team 146 is Saturday when Mercer University of the Southern Conference comes to the Bowl. The Bears (3-2) and the Bulldogs (2-2) have a 1 p.m. kickoff that airs live on ESPN+, WELI Radio (AM 960) and iHeart Radio
Reed Klubnik had a career-best 13 catches for 124 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown pass from Kurt Rawlings, but the Yale Football Team could not hold off Dartmouth’s ground game well enough in a 41-18 loss to the Big Green.
Yale Football’s Team 146 has won two straight games heading into a matchup with an undefeated league opponent. The Bulldogs (2-1, 1-0 Ivy) host Dartmouth (3-0, 1-0) on Friday at 6 p.m. in an Ivy clash airing live on ESPNU as well as ESPN Radio (AM 1300) and iHeart Radio.
Yale junior quarterback Kurt Rawlings caught the eyes of the New England Football Writers last Saturday when he was part of four touchdowns in a 35-14 win over No. 16 Maine at Yale Bowl. The Bel Air, Md., native was named the recipient of the writers’ gold helmet award, presented today at the weekly luncheon at Harvard.
A message was delivered today and all the FCS should take notice. The Bulldogs can play with anyone in the country. Juniors QB Kurt Rawlings and WR Reed Klubnik connected on touchdown passes of 7, 24 and 6 yards while the defense allowed just 13 first downs and 264 yards of total offense as the Yale Football Team improved to 2-1 with a 35-14 win in its home opener at Yale Bowl against No. 16 Maine.
J. Hunter Roman, a Yale senior defensive end from New London, Conn., has been named a semifinalist for the 2018 William V. Campbell Trophy, the award that recognizes an individual as the absolute best football scholar-athlete in the nation.
Yale Football’s Team 146, coming off a 30-24 Ivy League opening game win over Cornell last Saturday that evened its record at 1-1, opens its home slate this Saturday with a 1 p.m. kickoff against the University of Maine (2-1), ranked No. 13/16 in the FCS and making its first visit to Yale Bowl since 1937. The game airs live on ESPN+ as well as ESPN Radio (AM 1300) and iHeart Radio.
Spencer Alston, a first-year running back from Vienna, Va., made his collegiate debut a memorable one last Saturday in Yale’s Ivy League Football opener at Cornell. The 185-pound former South Lakes High School star moved up to the No. 2 spot an hour before the game and ended up getting more carries than he expected.
Zane Dudek scored two touchdowns, Spencer Alston ran for 120 yards and another score and Alex Galland booted three field goals as the Yale Football Team opened Ivy League play with a 30-24 win at Cornell.
The Yale Football Team, starting the season with consecutive road games for the first time in 14 years, opens Ivy League play Saturday with a 3 p.m. kickoff at Cornell. The game airs live on ESPN+ as well as ESPN Radio (AM 1300) and iHeart Radio.
WORCESTER, Mass. – Melvin Rouse, Alan Lamar, JJ Howland and Reed Klubnik scored touchdowns and Ryan Burke made 11 tackles, but the 2018 Yale Football Team opened its season with a 31-28 overtime loss against Holy Cross.
The 146th Yale Football Team kicks off the 2018 season with a 1 p.m. road contest against Holy Cross this Saturday at Fitton Field. The game airs live on the Patriot League Network as well as WELI Radio (AM 960) and iHeart Radio.
Nicholas Crowle, a Milford, Conn., native who grew up watching the Bulldogs play and had his heart set on coming to Yale University at a very young age, is the football team’s new captain. Yale’s Team 146 voted last night and Tony Reno, the Joel E. Smilow ’54 Head Coach, announced the results to the Bulldogs today during practice at Yale Bowl.
Winning a league title for the first time in 11 years and taking the first outright championship in 37 years certainly got the attention of the media covering Ivy League Football. Yale, which accomplished those goals last fall, has been picked first in the 2018 media poll that was released today.
The first opportunity to see the defending Ivy League Champions on the field is Saturday at 2:30. The 2018 Yale Football Team, also known as Team 146, begins workouts at Clint Frank Field a little less than a month before the season opener at Holy Cross.
Coach Cozza would have loved this day. A chance to play golf with his coaches and some alumni while showing an uncanny ability to put a name to the face of anyone who played for him at Yale. Carm Cozza was on the mind of everyone who took part in today’s football team golf outing at the Course at Yale.
The rookie running back who helped the Yale Football Team win the 2017 Ivy League Championship has been named to the 2018 STATS FCS Pre-Season All-America Team. Zane Dudek, who earned All-America status last fall, earned pre-season, second-team status.
Fenway Sports Management has announced that the 135th rendition of "The Game" between Yale and Harvard, hosted at Fenway Park, will kick off at noon ET. The game will be broadcast on an ESPN linear network, with the channel still to be announced.
Jaeden Graham went from three collegiate seasons trying to find a role to All-Ivy League tight end in 2017, while helping the Yale Football Team win a championship. Now he is trying to secure a role in the National Football League.
One team and seven seniors were recognized by the Yale Athletics Department at the annual senior student-athlete reception on Saturday at the Lanman Center in Payne Whitney Gym. The women’s golf team earned the Brodhead Award for the highest team grade point average. Claire Huebner (Grosse Pointe, Mich.) of the co-ed sailing team and Theo Miller (Brooklyn, N.Y.) of the men’s soccer team were the recipients of the Ford Student-Athlete Community Outreach Award. The Kiphuth Student-Athlete Distinction Award was presented to Carl Mansson (Stockholm, Sweden) of the men’s track and field team and Calleigh Higgins (Ogdensburg, N.J.) of the women’s cross country and track and field team. Kiwi Comizio (New Vernon, N.J.) of the field hockey and women’s lacrosse teams received the Amanda Walton Award, and Courtney Pensavalle (Winchester, Mass.) and Jason Alessi (Bloomfield Hills, Mich) were the recipients of the Molly Meyer Humanitarian Award.
Getting drafted by a National Football League team is quite an accomplishment when you consider there are only 7 rounds and most of the guys selected have proven themselves at the league combine. Foyesade Oluokun, Yale’s All-Ivy linebacker, did not attend the NFL combine, but he impressed scouts around the league enough at pro days to be taken by the Atlanta Falcons this afternoon in the 6th round of the 2018 draft.
The defending Ivy League Champions Yale Football Team plays its Blue-White Game today at 1 p.m. on the Class of 1954 Field at Yale Bowl. There will be a championship ring presentation for the team following the game.