A Bit of Destiny: Petrucci and the Class of 1986

BY: REBECCAH BARGER For 60 years, Harland “Pink” Baker was as normal a sight on the Princeton football field as a football itself. He attended every freshman and varsity game for those six decades, except for the seasons he missed during his time serving in the two world wars. But what Jim Petrucci and his other ... More

‘The Great Class’: Royce Flippin and Class of 1956’s Lasting Legacy

BY REBECCAH BARGER For ten weekends in the fall over the last 25 years, Royce Flippin can be found in the backyard of Cap and Gown Club for a Princeton football pre-game tailgate, surrounded by his teammates from the class of 1956 – known as “The Great Class.” For the men who composed the class of 1956 ... More

Tigers Wrap Up the Spring, Welcome Class of 2020

BY CRAIG SACHSON, Princeton Athletic Communications SPRING RECAP VIDEOS: Offense l Defense RECRUIT VIDEOS: Offensive Skill l Offensive/Defensive Lines l Rest Of Defense/Special Teams Now that Bob Surace has talked about some of the players you already knew, it's time for him to introduce you to 30 guys he can't ... More

GPT: “Seth DeValve Drafted By Browns, Becomes Tigers’ Highest Pick Of Modern Era”

Article via GoPrincetonTigers.com PRINCETON IN THE PROS The Princeton Pro Day was unseasonably cold, with frigid rain coming down as he and his classmates lined up on Powers Field to run the 40. As friends, coaches and NFL scouts added layers, Tiger senior, co-captain, and All-Ivy wide receiver Seth DeValve was ... More

Defensive Backs Shine in Spring Ball

By REBECCAH BARGER The Princeton secondary hasn’t seen a shakeup in nearly four years. The Class of 2016 has made sure of that. The star secondary composed of Anthony Gaffney, John Hill, and Khamal Brown ended their career this past fall 23-17 with an Ivy League Championship ring from their sophomore year. With their ... More

The Walters-Bressler Legacy

BY REBECCAH BARGER In the fall of 1963, Gary Walters decided to enroll in the introductory course, Sociology 101. It wasn’t an unusual choice, by any means, especially since Walters, four long years away from this initial experience with sociology, would go on to earn a degree in psychology. But there was something ... More

When The Game Ends: The Chuck Dibilio Story

This 35-minute short documentary by John Bullis tells the story of former Princeton football player and current senior Chuck Dibilio, who in 2011 became the only true freshman in Ivy League history to rush for more than 1,000 yards and then had a stroke two months later. More

Behind the Scenes Access: Princeton’s Athletic Training Staff Excels

BY REBECCAH BARGER Head Athletic Trainer Charlie Thompson and Director of Athletic Medicine Dr. Margot Putukian stood sideline at Goodman Stadium. It was the second game of the season for Princeton, the third for Lehigh. Both teams had failed to impress, and they needed a win to launch their 2009 season into the right ... More

Tiger Defense Stands Tall — But Tigers Come Up Short in Loss at Dartmouth

  BY JAY GREENBERG HANOVER, N.H. -- There is zero consolation in being one play away when four times this season the other team made it and Princeton didn’t. There certainly was great honor Saturday in the way a depleted Princeton defense made beautiful use of well-timed and perfectly-executed blitzes to sack ... More

Tigers Fade Again in a Second Half, Lose to Yale 35-28

BY JAY GREENBERG As the defensive line and linebacker corps have thinned out, of course, so has the Tigers’ margin for error. Tired as Bob Surace says he is of the inattention to detail that caught up to his team again Saturday in another second half, he also concedes his stalwarts just plain get tired. “It... More