No Denying that Denial Has Fueled Yale-Princeton

BY JAY GREENBERG Ask any Tiger whom he considers Princeton’s greatest rival and, if he answers at all, it will be to name the Ivy school that disrespected him during recruiting. Not Yale? Not Harvard? Princeton has been the third wheel in the Big Three since at least 1932, when it was moved to the penultimate place ... More

The First In Football Podcast – Week 9

Published on | Listen to the podcast here. Bob Surace previews the 142nd meeting between Princeton and Yale in this week's podcast. More

Kevin Davidson To Play In East-West Shrine Bowl

Published on | Read the full article here. Kevin Davidson has certainly made a big impression in his one season as the Princeton starting quarterback. Davidson has received an invitation to compete at the East-West Shrine Bowl, a senior all-star game that will be held in St. Petersburg, Fla., ... More

Eulogy for The Streak

BY JAY GREENBERG Seventeen consecutive wins were a tribute to more than just talent. The Tigers did it without needing a two-minute drill or a final series stop, the vast majority of contests won either early or going away, which was all about preparation, concentration, execution and poise. When a loss inevitably ... More

The Historical Context of Princeton’s 17-Game Winning Streak

Published on | Read the full article here. The 17-game winning streak that the Princeton football team put together was one of the great runs in the 150 year history of the program. In fact, the 17 straight wins tied as the fourth-longest streak Princeton has had, along with winning that many ... More

No. 13 Dartmouth Ends No. 9 Princeton’s 17-Game Winning Streak

Published on | Read the full article here. The theme of the day was history. It was Princeton and Dartmouth, facing each other as unbeatens in November for the second straight year, an Ivy League first. And it was at Yankee Stadium, a venue whose historic significance is broadcast with pictures of ... More

Dartmouth Ends the Tiger Streak at 17

BY JAY GREENBERG NEW YORK -- It would be easy enough to blame the pick six that got Princeton off to the worst possible start, the fumble at the Dartmouth 6 that ruined the Tigers chance to instantly respond, or a holding penalty that turned a 1st and 10 at the 13 into a field goal just when this seemed about to become ... More

What Princeton Must Do to Defeat Dartmouth

BY JAY GREENBERG 1) Be exacting.  Precision won a titanic inch-by-inch struggle a year ago, 14-9. The biggest play in the painstaking 23 that it took for the Tigers to go from their own 4 to the Dartmouth 5 and flip field position was a 12 yard pass by John Lovett '19 to Jesper Horsted '19.  Princeton perimeter ... More

Unbeatens No. 9/10 Princeton and No. 13/13 Dartmouth Meet at Yankee Stadium

Published on | Read the full article here. A week-long celebration of the past will end with a massive game in the present. The Ivy League has not had a long history of unbeatens who meet this late in the season. Now, while it might not exactly be an annual tradition, it will once again be 7-0 ... More

Jeremiah Tyler Named To Buchanan Award Watchlist

Published on | Read the full article here. Jeremiah Tyler's 2019 football season has basically been one extended highlight reel from his outside linebacker position. Tyler, the Ivy League leader in tackles for loss, has not gone unnoticed at all. The junior from Detroit, in fact, was named to ... More