Just as Tigers Get Over the Hump, They Trip at Brown, 38-31

BY JAY GREENBERG PROVIDENCE – Actually, it took a lot longer than just 16 seconds -- the time required for Brown’s Alex Jette to take the opening kickoff up the middle untouched for a touchdown -- to portend a long day for Princeton. As bad starts go, that was just the beginning. The offense fumbled the ball ... More

JV Tigers Go 4-0 for Undefeated Season

BY REBECCAH BARGER The 44-20 win over Colgate caught Varsity up to what the Junior Varsity team had accomplished only six days earlier: a 4-0 record. While the Tigers still have six games ahead of them, for the freshmen and sophomores who regularly matched up against their opponents on Sunday afternoons, their JV ... More

ESPN Story: Jason Garrett ’89 Charity & Unique Bond With Opponent

"In the Nation's Service and in the Service of All Nations” is Princeton University's motto for the commitment to service through the influence of positive change. Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett, Princeton University Class of 1989, holds this sentiment close to his heart and embodies the Princeton motto in ... More

The Next Man – and the Next Man After That – Steps up Again as Tigers pull away from Colgate

BY JAY GREENBERG In 2010, Bob Surace thought he had inherited from Roger Hughes as many top-level players as any team in the Ivy League. By the third game they practically all were injured and his worst fears about his depth realized. The Tigers finished 1-9. Six seasons later they are without their bookend ... More

Caraun Reid touchdown

Caraun Reid is the first PUTigerFootball player to score an NFL touchdown since Oct 6, 1985, when Bob Holly '82 (ATL) scored vs SF. More

Running Tigers: Three Football Tigers Excel In Track and Field

By Rebeccah Barger Over the last 14 years, Princeton has been one of the most dominant track and field teams in the Ivy League. During that span, the Princeton Tigers have tallied 8 total wins in the Ivy League Heptagonal Track and Field Championships (Heps), 5 in indoor and 3 in outdoor.  Despite the sustained ... More

The Tigers’ Third Straight Win Was Elementary

BY JAY GREENBERG Minus their most dynamic receiver, best offensive lineman, top running back and pass rusher, the most tangible thing the Tigers had going for them Friday night on Powers Field at Princeton Stadium was a lead. In a driving rain, against winds gusting well over an unrelenting 20 miles an hour, they ... More

Tigers Turn It Around on Lehigh, 52-26

BY JAY GREENBERG At a point you are begging for one good late drive to take a lead into the half, Princeton had made two, to take a 24-13 edge into the locker room. So why, after Joe Rhattigan and Seth DeValve had flattened Lehigh defenders for touchdowns 1:11 apart, did the Tigers trudge into the locker room like ... More

Standard of Excellence – Meet the Captains

BY REBECCAH BARGER Before the preseason camp kickoff, Princeton Football already knew who would be leading the 121-player team into the season this year. Voted in by their fellow teammates in the spring, seniors Seth DeValve and Matt Arends earned the title of Captain. While both had an early passion for the sport in ... More

Princeton at Lafayette Recap

BY JAY GREENBERG EASTON, PA – Eight straight years, Princeton had started behind the 8-ball with a loss, no way to win ‘em all, of course, and the hard path to 9-1 or 8-2 for sure. You have to start somewhere, and in the 10-game Ivy League that always means against a team that already has played two games.  ... More