There Shouldn’t Be Any Shortage of Glee From This Offense

BY JAY GREENBERG Sean Gleeson has had ample experience along the way–under center and under the tutelage of James Perry–to become an offensive coordinator at age 32.  If he needs any more input, plenty more will be volunteered from the stands. Practically every alum or fan is an offensive coordinator in his ... More

Princeton Football Enhances Player Performance with New Polar Tech

BY REBECCAH BARGER The Princeton football team added a new piece of gear to its uniforms this past season – but it’s something you would never notice. Sixty Tigers have sported small, black sensors underneath their jerseys. The new Polar Team Pro technology is outfitted with GPS and heart rate monitoring to “create ... More

Five Questions For The Reigning Ivy Champs As Princeton Opens Spring Ball

Published on | Read the full article here The reigning Ivy League champion Princeton Tigers will open their spring football practice season Friday morning on Powers Field, the first of 12 practices that will lead to the ring ceremony that will take place following the final practice on Saturd... More

The Back Seven Is in the Forefront as Spring Drills Begin

BY JAY GREENBERG For four linebacker positions, the Tigers have two starters coming back and just one at four defensive backfield spots. So, of course, spring drills began Friday morning with the most intriguing and critical battles at those positions. “All places are up for competition, that’s always the ... More

It’s Not Only Next Man Up but Next Coach Up, Too.

BY JAY GREENBERG The surest way to keep your staff together is to continue to go 5-5. Following two Ivy League championships in four years, the coaches at the top undergraduate academic school in the nation somehow have become that much smarter. Other schools want Princeton’s brains. “We have built a really good ... More

Ivy Champs Welcome DBs Coach Marvin Clecidor; Verbit Takes On New (And Old) Role With Tiger Defense

Published on | Read the full article here Marvin Clecidor, whose recent two-year stint at William & Mary included coaching a future NFL draft choice and leading the Tribe to the second round of the NCAA Championships, has been named defensive backs coach for the Ivy League champion Prince... More

From One Championship Staff To Another — Princeton Hires Jamel Mutunga To Coach Running Backs

Published on | Read the full article here Jamel Mutunga, who helped guide Lehigh to the sixth-ranked total offense in the FCS last season, has been named the new running backs coach at Princeton, it was announced by head coach Bob Surace. Mutunga spent his last three seasons at Lehigh, includ... More

Jason Garrett ’89 Earns NFL Coach Of The Year Honor

Published on | Read the full article here 2016 turned out to be quite a year for Princeton football. Very little was expected for the Tigers, coming off a 2-5 Ivy season in 2015; in fact, Princeton was picked fifth in the preseason media poll. We all know how that turned out. Likewise, ... More

The Weighs – And Means – of Making the Tigers Stronger and Fitter Than Ever

BY JAY GREENBERG Granted, all this grunting coming out of the weight room in December and January still will leave the Tigers still red-faced come fall, should they not run, pass, block and tackle at levels near their 2016 Ivy League champions. But they wouldn’t be building bodies and camaraderie under Prince... More

VIDEO: Get To Know New Offensive Coordinator Sean Gleeson

Published on | Read the full article here Sean Gleeson is in his fifth year with the Princeton football team, but he is coming up on his first season as the new offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach for the reigning Ivy League champion. Prior to his first spring with the Tigers in this new ... More