They Bring Home the Bread

BY JAY GREENBERG One certainly works up an appetite in running 96 yards for a touchdown. And that’s not just in the case of Charlie Volker, who scored it, but the offensive linemen who chased him the length of the field to share in the joy of an extraordinary moment, the longest run from scrimmage in 148 years of ... More

Football Readies For Critical Harvard Showdown Under Friday Night Lights On NBC Sports Network

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here Princeton and Harvard were selected as Ivy League co-favorites in the 2017 preseason media poll. On Friday night, one of those teams is going to find itself in a major hole in that championship race — at the hands of the other. And a national ... More

Charlie Volker Earns Suburban Transit Athlete of the Week Honor

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here Charlie Volker, who was in the middle of something special before his day became historic, has earned the GoPrincetonTigers.com/Suburban Transit Athlete of the Week honor. Volker rushed 16 times for 163 yards and four touchdowns in Princeton's 53-0 ... More

There is No Time to Admire the Artwork

BY JAY GREENBERG By any Sunday night, the coaches are on to the next opponent.  And besides, this is a short week with a game on Friday night.  So it was sort of a shame Bob Surace couldn’t spend the morning looking for a frame for his team’s 53-0 masterpiece at Brown on Saturday. You can coach for decades and ... More

Volker’s Record Run, Smothering Defense Power Princeton To 53-0 Victory At Brown

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here Charlie Volker was already having a special day before he took a handoff from inside his own end zone, burst through the center of a dominant offensive line and showed off his Heptagonal-championship speed. Some 96 record-breaking yards later, his ... More

Tigers Are Magnificent in 53-0 Rout of Brown

BY JAY GREENBERG PROVIDENCE –When coaches dream, it looks like how Princeton 53, Brown 0 appeared to Bob Surace and his staff on Saturday. “I have never been part of a game where it’s perfect,” said Surace. “But all around, it was a  high standard against what I still think is a good team.” When ... More

What Princeton Must Do to Defeat Brown

BY JAY GREENBERG 1) Block Dewey Jarvis. The Bushnell Cup candidate has 7.5 tackles for a loss, including five sacks.  Brown has enough other talent of All-Ivy potential at Jarvis’s sides to make double-teaming him a case of naming your poison. Jarvis will be a big job for the already-accomplished right tackle ... More

VIDEO: Two Sports, Two Titles, Two All-Ivy Honors … Meet Jesper Horsted

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here Junior wideout Jesper Horsted is challenging some historic wide receiver numbers this fall. That shouldn't come as a huge surprise, considering Horsted has spent the last two years challenging the norms of Division I sports. Specialize? No, it ... More

Secondary by Name, but Primary to How 2017 Will Go

BY JAY GREENBERG Defensive backs need speed, swivel hips, instincts and, most important of all in Chance Melancon’s mind,  “a chip on your shoulder.”  But all those won’t keep you on the field without a short memory. “I would say we have that,” said Melancon, the senior Princeton cornerback. “Last ... More

Football Team Opens Heart Of Ivy Season With Brown Showdown In Providence On ILN

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here Princeton didn't exactly get its 2017 Ivy League season off to a great start, and it hasn't gotten its last few games at Brown off to great starts either. Seems like a good time to deal with both, right? Princeton will look to jump start its Ivy ... More