Charlie Volker Goes From Princeton Football & Track To USA Bobsled

Published on GoPrincetonTigers.com | 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

Carlson Helps Cleveland End 18-Year Playoff Drought

Read the full article here So an oblong ball is rocketing in your direction, as are an army of really big, really fast guys wearing different color shirts than you are.   It’s a damp, cold day. It’s a split-second choice to try to field said oblong ball or see if it’ll roll out of bounds. &... More

The Greatest Wins in Princeton’s Ivy Era History – Part 2

BY JAY GREENBERG (#20-1) The first 10 of our 12-part series of Princeton glory and heartbreak since the creation of the formal Ivy League in 1956 included separate ranked lists of comeback and upset victories. Entries from those articles went back into the mix for this part 11 but, as we graded importance towards a ... More

The Greatest Wins in Princeton’s Ivy Era History – Part 1

BY JAY GREENBERG (#40-21) The first 10 of our 12-part series of Princeton glory and heartbreak since the creation of the formal Ivy League in 1956 included lists of comeback and upset wins. Entries from those articles went back into the mix for this part 11. It was important to leave room for gratifying victories ... More

Shut But Still Open

BY JAY GREENBERG There are many questions the people who run Ivy League athletic programs can’t yet answer, except for the obvious first one. “I’ll use this analogy,” said Bob Surace Wednesday after the school presidents suspended all sports until January 1. ”If its fourth-and-one at the 50, we are going to go ... More

And Liam Johnson Makes Three

BY JAY GREENBERG (Second of two parts) Fair to say that Princeton didn’t take Kurt Holuba just because his brother Rob had played here. That old joke about soft schedules that include Little Sisters of the Poor? Well, after three Ivy titles in seven seasons, and 18 wins in the last 20 games, there obviously ... More

There is a Quantity to the Quality of the Football Class of 2024

BY JAY GREENBERG First of two parts) We can safely assume from the math SAT and ACT scores required to get into Princeton that the quarterbacks in the football class of 2024 can count up to three.  But Bob Surace says Wilson Long, Blaine McAlister and Niko Vangarelli never did during their recruitments. “Of ... More

The Most Painful Losses in Princeton’s Ivy Era History

BY JAY GREENBERG Can’t promise this part 10 of 12 in our series will be fun, but keep in mind that out of these ashes, some championships subsequently sprung. Even if not, brutal defeats not only produced life lessons, but sometimes lay seeds for victories to be detailed in part 11. We need the losses to make the ... More

The Greatest Individual Game Defensive Performances in Princeton’s Ivy Era

BY JAY GREENBERG We continue our celebration of Princeton’s 150th year of football with a ranking of the greatest single-game performances by individual Tigers on defense since the creation of the formal Ivy League for the 1956 season. This part nine of a series of 12 follows lists of the 1) worst weather days 2) ... More

DAVIDSON SIGNS WITH CLEVELAND BROWNS

Read the full article here A year ago, Kevin Davidson was hoping to earn the starting quarterback spot at Princeton University as a senior with one career start. Now, after a huge senior year, he's again looking to establish himself, this time in the NFL. Davidson, who started all 10 games last season for the ... More