Theme of the Day 9/9/16 | Locked In

Day 17 | Practice 21 – We did a modified in-season practice this morning.  We spent most of the practice working on Special Teams situations and our base offense and defense vs a variety of looks. Tidbits – For two straight nights, the Princeton Football team was at Roberts Field “enthusiastically” cheering on ... More

Theme of the Day 9/8/16 | Finish!

Day 16 | Practice 20 – Today’s practice was a combination of “camp” and we started some preparation for Lafayette with some base looks from our game last year. Tidbits – NFL starts tonight.  We had 5 scouts at our practice yesterday afternoon, and with Seth DeValve, Caraun Reid and Mike Catapano all making ... More

Theme of the Day 9/7/16 | Grit

Day 15 | Practices 18 & 19 – We had our last double session today.  In both practices we worked on situations specific to our 1st game.  In the afternoon practice, we concluded with our mock game, simulating all the potential issues that could come up in a game. Tidbit – Our freshman concluded a 4 day ... More

Theme of the Day 9/6/16 | “Habits Reflect the Mission

Day 14 | Practice 17 – “We had a physical practice this morning, focusing on backed up, short yardage, goal line and 4 minute situations.” Tidbit – Associate Dean of the College Dov Weinryb Grohsgal addressed the team on academic support, and many of our other faculty fellows joined him with this presentation.... More

Theme of the Day 9/5/16 | Work Day

Day 13 | Practice 15 & 16 – “We went back to work today with another double session.  We focused on our base offense and defense, plus a blitz drill in the morning, and we did a long drive conditioning to conclude practice.  We worked mostly on special teams and did another 2 minute situation in the aftern... More

Theme of the Day 9/4/16 | Hands of Stone

Day 12 | Practice 15 – The players were off today Tidbit – The frosh had orientation for most of the day, while the upperclassmen had the morning off and then met with coaches to review yesterdays scrimmage.  We had a team bonding activity at night, and had a great time at the movies! https://t... More

Theme of the Day 9/3/16 | Gameday

Day 11 | Practice 14 – Gameday Scrimmage – I thought our guys competed well, and I  loved the physical play on both sides during our 100 plays on the field. We had some outstanding play from our QBs, with 2 of the highlights being a tremendous TD from Chad Kanoff to Scott Carpenter, and excellent run by John ... More

Theme of the Day 9/2/16 | I See Better Than I Hear

Day 10 | Practice 12 & 13 –  We had 2 helmet only practices today that consisted of scheme review, some end of game situations, but our main point of emphasis was Special Teams. We spent 70 minutes of our combined practice time working on our different groups. Tidbit – We had media and picture day after the ... More

Theme of the Day 9/1/16 | Relentless Pursuit of Excellence

Day 9 | Practice 11 – Our main situation of the day was the “fringe” red zone (+34 to +25). This has been a very productive area for us. The rest of our team work in practice, I wanted us to play fast, so we did “move the ball” work. This will help prepare us for Saturday. Tidbit – President Eisgruber ... More

16 Questions with the 2016 Season Captains

BY REBECCAH BARGER The Tigers have exploded in Princeton pre-season, finishing up their first week as they head into two-a-day practices. The team, picked to finish 5th in the Ivy League by the annual league media poll, has several key features they believe will propel it to the top this year. Among a strong offens... More