Steady As Johnny Goes

BY JAY GREENBERG An attacking Harvard defense and a windy day did no favors to John Lovett’s accuracy numbers on Saturday, as he was under 50 percent (15-for-31) and threw for only one touchdown. But behind the statistics and damn lies was one unassailable truth: Princeton 29, Harvard 21, to stay unbeaten in ... More

#18 Princeton Grinds Out Road Thriller, Moves To 6-0 With 29-21 Win At Harvard

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here They don't all get to be blowouts, and Princeton knew it. The 2018 Tigers knew the path to an Ivy League championship would have obstacles, and they suspected the first one could be in Boston. They were right, and that makes this one all the more ... More

Tigers Show Their Mettle with 29-21 Win at Harvard

BY JAY GREENBERG BOSTON – It was coming. Almost as certain as Jesper Horsted is sure to come down with a ball, undefeated Princeton was not going to continue to go untested. What better place for a reckoning than Harvard Stadium, one of their ancient haunts? This time, for the longest time, it did not ... More

WHAT PRINCETON MUST DO TO DEFEAT HARVARD

BY JAY GREENBERG 1) Keep eyes right and lane integrity. Absence of Tiger killer Justice Shelton-Mosley, who is out for the year, hardly removes all of Harvard’s big play capabilities. Adam Scott, Henry Taylor, Tyler Adams, James Cook and James Batch have 29-yard plus receptions and Aaron Shampklin, Devin ... More

Legs Like Tyler’s Have Been Welcomed Back with Open Arms

BY JAY GREENBERG By Week Eight in 2017, the Princeton defensive coaches were playing chess with too many rooks and not enough knights. Even Boris Spassky couldn’t win like that but now they have two boards worth of pieces and can maneuver from strength, which is how you get to be 5-0 and second in the FCS in scoring ... More

BACK IN BOSTON – #18 PRINCETON RETURNS TO HARVARD WITH HOPES OF REPEAT RESULT

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here Making back-to-back trips to Harvard, which is the result of the Ivy League shifting its schedule this season, is far from the norm for Princeton. Let's face it, though ... this season has been anything but ordinary. The 18th-ranked Princeton ... More

MONDAY FOOTBALL NOTES: FOSSATI CLAIMS DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK; TIGERS BREAK INTO TOP 20

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here After three straight weeks of seeing fellow captain John Lovett take home Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week honors, senior linebacker Mark Fossati won one for his side of the ball this week. The Garden State native led Princeton with 12 ... More

It’s Good to Pull One Back from the Hamper

BY JAY GREENBERG A year ago, when 5-1 began to dissolve into 5-5, the loss of Kurt Holuba in Week Six was the turning point. But it wasn’t the final straw. That was the injury to Matt Hampson, who in Week Seven became the eighth member of defensive line lost for the season The emerging Hampson was essentially ... More

Davidson Steps Up and Tigers Still in Stride, 48-10

BY JAY GREENBERG Sean Gleeson has been watching Kevin Davidson zip practice pass after unerring pass for two plus years, completion after completion telling the Princeton offensive coordinator that there was no need to send out the backup quarterback with a managed first-series script of two handoffs and a third-... More

Davidson, Defense Leads Princeton To 48-10 Win Over Brown To Cap First 5-0 Start In 12 Years

Princeton University football vs. Brown, Princeton, NJ, October 13, 2018. Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | Read the full article here Kevin Davidson took the first snap of the game, knowing an entire fan base wondered how he would handle his first collegiate start at quarterback. A few seconds, and 39 yards ... More