It’s Excellence as Usual for Princeton: Kanoff is a Bushnell Finalist

BY JAY GREENBERG Eight times in eight seasons, Princeton football players have been one of the two finalists for Asa S. Bushnell trophies, winning four of the Ivy League Player of Year awards going on five should the best passing season in league history be rewarded Monday at the annual presentation in New York. ... More

Football Places 12 On All-Ivy; Horsted, Kanoff, Johnson & Sweigart Claim First-Team Honors

Published on | Read the full article here A historic season for the Princeton offense ended with three Tigers earning first-team All-Ivy League honors, while junior inside linebacker Tom Johnson joined the trio after recording the second-most tackles of any player in Ivy League games this ... More

It Takes 12 All-Ivy Spots to Honor the Tiger’s 2017 Excellence

BY JAY GREENBERG A Princeton offense that averaged 38 points and 483 yards per game was appropriately represented on the All-Ivy teams announced Tuesday. Coaches who nominate their own players but cannot vote for them did not really need Bob Surace to tell them that quarterback Chad Kanoff, wide receiver Jesper ... More

Simply, This Offense was Fantastic

BY JAY GREENBERG Gradually, most of the skullduggery that had become Princeton football’s calling card in the Bob Surace era faded from usage in 2017. The quick flips to in-motion flankers, double reverses, shovel passes, and, most uniquely, throwbacks between two and even three quarterbacks handling the ball ... More

A Look Back At The Records Set And Marks Achieved By The Historic Princeton Football Offense

  Published on | Read the full article here The historic performance for the 2017 Princeton offense produced several season- and career-record performances from senior quarterback Chad Kanoff and junior wide receivers Jesper Horsted and Stephen Carlson. Here is a look at the ... More

Kanoff Breaks Ivy League Passing Record, Princeton Career Mark, But Tigers Drop Final Heartbreaker

Published on | Read the full article here Senior quarterback Chad Kanoff broke the Ivy League single-season passing yards record and capped a historic career with one more brilliant afternoon, but it was overshadowed by a final Dartmouth drive that, for the fourth straight week, left the ... More

Tigers Fall in the End Again, All the Way to 5-5, with 54-44 loss to Dartmouth

BY JAY GREENBERG HANOVER, NH –Barring turnovers causing a collapse by either side, it was obvious not only from the third quarter but maybe even as far back as the first, that the last team to have the ball was going to win this game Saturday here. On a day Chad Kanoff became the Ivy League’s all time ... More

What Princeton Must Do to Defeat Dartmouth

BY JAY GREENBERG 1) Defend the run.  Ryder Stone is a strong between-the-tackles type; in Bob Surace’s mind comparable to Charlie Volker in ability to turns three yards into five and five into seven. The Big Green has not utilized Stone much to the outside, which perhaps may simplify things for a callow Tiger ... More

Football Produces Ivy-Best Four Academic All-District Honors

  Published on | Read the full article here While Princeton will try to conclude its 2017 football season with a winning record this Saturday, the Tigers have already produced a winning effort off the field this fall. Richard Bush, Kurt Holuba, Chad Kanoff, and Charlie Volker were ... More

These Seniors Mind Any Suggestion This Doesn’t Matter

BY JAY GREENBERG Princeton history majors could ace every course and never learn that the school’s football team has had consecutive winning seasons only once in the last 21 years.  Certificates in trivia are not among the school’s offerings. And neither is solace from a botched call that took away an obvious ... More