Published on | Read the full article here The Princeton football team began what it hopes will be a journey to the program's 12th Ivy League championship this morning with the first practice of its 2018 preseason. While the top-ranked recruiting class in all of FCS football made its debut in ... More

Let’s Be Accurate About Princeton’s Quarterback Plans

BY JAY GREENBERG Every single Tiger who contributed to last year’s team total of 289 catches, 30 of them for touchdowns, is returning, except for the quarterback who threw them. But void the thought that Chad Kanoff, well on his way to making the Arizona Cardinals, leaves a void. Instead, enjoy one Ivy League ... More

For Having Just Two Years, Rogerson’s Impact Is Ceaseless

BY JAY GREENBERG Second of two parts On the afternoon of Saturday, August 8, 1987, Tony Surace got off an unimaginable phone call from Bob Depew, the Princeton defensive coordinator, and called his 19-year-old son Bob to the living room to inform him of the unfathomable. Ron Rogerson was dead. “I ... More

Chad Kanoff Completes First Preseason TD Pass Of NFL Career, Leads Cardinals To Comeback Win

Published on | Read the full article here It appears Chad Kanoff has picked up right where he left off. Kanoff, the 2017 Bushnell Cup winner who broke a handful of Princeton and Ivy League records during a historic Tiger career, made the most of his first preseason game with the Arizona ... More

Rogerson’s Personality Could Turn on a Dime. So Did the Program

BY JAY GREENBERG First of Two Parts Sixteen years without a share of an Ivy League title begged Princeton football for new energy. One win in the last 18 tries against Yale had the alumni demanding it. “This is the way it used to be,” recalls James Petrucci ’86, an All-Ivy defensive lineman. “My class ... More

Horsted, Lovett Earn Preseason All-America Recognition; Lovett Added To Payton Award Watch List

Published on | Read the full article here As juniors, both John Lovett and Jesper Horsted broke single-season scoring records for a Princeton football offense that ranked atop the Ivy League in multiple categories. Prior to a senior season that both hope ends in a championship, the duo was ... More

Here’s to Six of Princeton’s All Time Winners

BY JAY GREENBERG Six All Ivy football players proceeded out of FitzRandolph Gate in the spring of 1994 and if not all these warhorses could walk the course at Springdale Golf Club on Monday, it is proof that time flies even faster than Keith Elias could fly. Still, it has been a long time—25 years—since so many ... More


Published on | Read the full article here Mark Rosenbaum, who spent the last two seasons as an offensive assistant at Rutgers, will serve as the next wide receivers coach at Princeton, it was announced by head coach Bob Surace. Rosenbaum replaces Dennis Goldman, who retired in the offseason ... More

Goldman Was The Best of Catches for Princeton

BY JAY GREENBERG Seemingly absurd as a 32-for-36 passing game is the truth that most receiving coaches do not teach how to catch the ball. The logic is that by age 18 you can either do it or you can’t. If somehow that basic skill got lost in the recruiting process, then the defensive backfield coach has a new, raw ... More

For Victor Prato, Giving Up Never Was an Option

BY JAY GREENBERG (Second of two parts) The suicide bomb that could have­—and probably should have—killed 1st Lt. Victor Prato on November 13, 2017 blew the doors off a 20-ton armored vehicle, sent the hood 300 meters, and ejected the lieutenant, sending his helmet plus facial and ear protections flying. ... More