Charlie Volker Goes From Princeton Football & Track To USA Bobsled

Published on | Read the full article here Fred Samara, the longtime head coach of track and field at Princeton, is on the phone. “I have a funny story for you,” he says. His story predates his 47 Ivy League Heptagonal championships as the head coach, and the 64 total he’s won ... More

Every Departure is Another Opportunity

BY JAY GREENBERG Stephen Thomas, for two seasons the special teams coordinator and inside linebackers coach, is the latest Princeton assistant taking a step up the coaching ladder–in his case to an assistant position with the Detroit Lions.  His successor in the coordinator’s role, Mike Mendenhall, ... More

Princeton’s Jason Garrett 2019 Ivy Football Association Honoree

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Published on | Read the full article here Andrew Aurich '06 has succeeded in every role he has held as a member of the Princeton football program, and head coach Bob Surace believes he will continue to do so as his responsibilities increase. Aurich, a member of the offensive ... More

Like Offense Itself, New Coordinator Aurich is Part of a Progression

BY JAY GREENBERG James Perry is a mad scientist.  Angry at his quarterbacks occasionally, but we mean more his compulsion to pose something different and more confusing than ever to the enemy.  “James was the most creative coach I ever have been around,” said Andy Aurich, named on Friday ... 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

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

The Story of an American Hero

“Eleven-thousand paratroopers have gone to Afghanistan on nine-month tours.  Four of them were killed or critically injured and one of them was my son. What are the odds of that? And yet, another quarter of an inch and his spinal cord would have been completely severed and he never would have walked again.  If ... 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

The Greatest Talent of the Skilled ’92 Tigers Might Have Been An Ability to Work

Second of a Two Part Series BY JAY GREENBERG There probably has been no more ignominious defeat in Princeton football history than Columbia’s snapping of a 44-game losing streak at the Tigers’ expense in 1988. But the 1990 Lions’ one Ivy League win during the 1990 season had also been over Princeton at Wien ... More