To Open Some Holes, Tigers Have Three Big Ones to Fill

BY JAY GREENBERG The 2017 Princeton defense, which had only one starter in the back seven returning from a stifling championship unit, was well on its way to filling every hole when two key linebackers and a seemingly-impossible 10 defensive linemen were lost for the season. As a 5-1 start faded to a 5-5 finish, ... More


Published on | Read the full article here In two years, the tradition of Princeton Football will be honored during the 150th year of College Football, a celebration that will include a November 2019 game in Yankee Stadium against Dartmouth College. As for the upcoming 2018 season, there are ... More

You Don’t Have to Take It Just from Surace: This is a Bumper Crop

BY JAY GREENBERG Whether a recruit is rated four stars, three stars or two stars, Princeton’s coaching staff is looking only for dual stars in the classroom and the football field.  So if 247Sports, a credible source in ever-uncertain projections of the promise of 18-year old football players, is reporting ... More

Victor Prato ’15, Former Tiger Lineman, Awarded Purple Heart

Published on | Read the full article here Victor Prato '15, a former member of the Princeton football team and the University ROTC program, was recently awarded the Purple Heart after suffering injuries as leader of his platoon in Kandahar, Afghanistan, where a suicide bomber struck his convoy ... More

A Feast of Caring Connects Joe Harvey ’86 to Weequahic

  BY JAY GREENBERG The athletic budget to cover 20 programs at Weequahic High School in Newark is down to $6700 a year, stretching Joe Harvey’s commitment to t he football team well before his wallet. “Last year he bought us shoulder pads–11 sets, more than we asked for,” said Athletic Director ... More

Mitchell Sweigart, Jesper Horsted Cap Memorable Seasons With All-America Honors

Published on | Read the full article here Senior offensive lineman Mitchell Sweigart and junior wide receiver Jesper Horsted played major roles in helping Princeton produce one of the premier offenses in the entire FCS. That duo was honored Dec. 15 as All-America honorees on the 2017 Phil ... More

Not Only Did ’18 Class Members Pull Together, There Was No Pulling Them Away

BY BOB SURACE As I thank 25 seniors and senior support persons, it is not difficult to quantify what Chad Kanoff, Mitch Sweigart and Quincy Wolff accomplished during their careers. In Chad’s case there are stupendous stats, and for all the seniors who were still on the field through the last game, performances ... More

Chad Kanoff Caps Record-Setting Season With Princeton’s 11th Bushnell Cup Honor

Published on | Read the full article here The greatest passing season in Ivy League history was punctuated in style Monday afternoon, as Princeton senior captain Chad Kanoff earned the Asa S. Bushnell Cup as the 2017 Ivy League Football Offensive Player of the Year. He became the 11th Prin... More

Kanoff is Princeton’s Third Bushnell Winner in Three Years

  BY JAY GREENBERG NEW YORK – Take a kid who could have played quarterback in the SEC, who had a change of heart towards Princeton in full understanding he would wait two years for an incumbent All-Ivy quarterback to graduate, then cheerfully accepted being a starter for 80 yards because there was somebody ... More

These Were the Plays and Players of 2017

BY JAY GREENBERG Player of the Year (or Practically Any Year Even After 148 of Them):  Chad Kanoff, now Princeton’s all-time leader in passing yardage, broke Ivy season records for yards, completion percentage, and would have tied the mark for touchdown passes too, but for the game-winning completion taken away ... More